about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 322
Overall: 22 x 7.9 cm (8 11/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This bag-shaped jar is fashioned of a buff-colored marl clay. Its rounded base comes almost to a point. Its upper body narrows to a constricted, concave neck that flares to a rolled rim.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 322. 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 12, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition