Tall shouldered jar
Likely late Prehistoric Period
about 4000–3100 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Gedekol), Cemetery 76, Grave 112
Overall: 29.5 x 10.9 cm (11 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This tall shouldered jar has a small, flat base, constricted neck, and slightly rolled rim. The surface shows signs of a red wash.
From Gedekol. (ASN 76/112). 1908. 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: July 5, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia