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Spouted jar with decorative rilling lines

Nubian
X-Group
about 4th–6th century A.D.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Allaqi, Cemetery 113, Grave 120

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3570

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This jar has somewhat bulging globular sides with a short foot and wide mouth. Decorative rilling lines adorn the widest portions of the body. There is one spout. The rim is broken with some portions missing and two separate fragments remaining. The jar was once broken but has been partially mended.

Provenance

From Wadi Alaqi (ASN113/120). 1911. 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: August 2, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia