Black polished ovoid jar (fragmentary)
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, K 334
Overall: 12.5 x 9.7 cm (4 15/16 x 3 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This black polished jar has an ovoid body, very narrow neck, and a pinched rim. Approximately the upper third has broken off, most of which remains in sizable fragments. Small portions are missing.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 334. 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 Sudan.
(Accession date: July 25, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition