Cosmetic jar

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Object Place: The Sudan, Kerma, 334 / 57

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .089 D. .060

Accession Number

20.1149

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Egg-shaped vessel. Small vertical neck and mouth. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1920: 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.

Findspot Information: From Kerma 334 / 57, February 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition