Storage Jar, between 850 and 1000

  • Coptic, Egyptian

Slip-painted ceramic

  • Framed: Overall: 10 1/2 × 12 3/4 × 9 inches (26.7 × 32.4 × 22.9 cm)

Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society

F1988.62

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Broken
  • Geometric patterns
  • Nubian
  • Early christian
  • Ceramic
  • Jar
  • Coptic
  • Slip painting
  • Nubia

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscribed, inside of largest fragment, in white: QI 66A/385

Provenance

excavated from (Qasr Ibrim, Egypt); Egypt Exploration Fund; 1988-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Adams, William Y. "The Evolution of Christian Nubian Pottery," Kunst und Geschichte Nubiens in Christlicher Zeit, ed. Erich Dinkler. Recklinghausen, W. Germany, 1970, p. 118, pl. 62.

Rights Status

Coptic, Egyptian, Storage Jar, between 850 and 1000, slip-painted ceramic. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Egypt Exploration Society, F1988.62.