Black polished globular jar

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 8

Dimensions

Height x (maximum) diameter: 16.2 x 15 cm (6 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1708

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine black polished ware. Spherical. Perfect.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 8. March 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition