Bag-shaped jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1805

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 10.6 cm (10 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3336

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular, almost bag-shaped jar has a rounded base (comes to a rounded point). Its gradual neck has been incised with two lines. The rim is rolled.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1805
. 1914: 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: July 11, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition