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Conical jar stopper

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1092

Accession Number

20.5050

Medium or Technique

Clay/mud

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a conical jar stopper made of a well levigated light gray mud/clay. It has clear fingerprints and some incised tick-marks. Two fragments have broken off from the upper edges and are missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1092. 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: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition