Black-topped red polished jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1030

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .160 H.

Accession Number

13.4095

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wide mouth, thin gray paste, red polished black top exterior with supplementary band; interior black.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1030. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition