Black-polished ovoid jar
Late about 1600–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave K 313
Height x diameter: 17 x 12.5 cm (6 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This bulging ovoid black-polished jar has a rounded base (almost a rounded point), a highly constricted neck, a flaring neck, and a rolled rim. It is complete and intact.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave K 313. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: March 22, 1995)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition