Small globular jar with incised decoration

Nubian
A-Group to C-Group
3100–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 29

Dimensions

Overall: 13.3 x 7.3 cm (5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3480

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small, globular pot of slipped redware; silt with straw temper; fire clouds and ash discoloration; high neck with small, flaring ring-lip; incised pattern at shoulders and over body.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN101/29/4). 1910. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

(Accession date: June 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia