Collared ovoid jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 3700
Overall: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This ovoid, almost bag-shaped jar has a rounded base (almost coming to a rounded point) and a slightly flaring unworked rim. A collar has been applied near the point of articulation of the body and rim. It has been treated with a red wash.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 3700. 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 10, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition