Small squat globular jar
270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Building B 100, Sub.
Overall: 6.8 x 2.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This miniature/model jar is fashioned of a coarse, buff-colored clay fabric with some blackened areas. The body has a tall ovoid shape with a rounded base and a short, straight rim. Other than some nicks in the exterior surface it is in good condition.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B 100, Sub. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: September 6, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition