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Fragmentary red polished ovoid jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 317

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15.3 x 9.2 cm (6 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.3082

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

There are two large fragments of an ovoid jar that was complete at the time of excavation. The fragments join to make a complete vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 317. 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: January 1, 1914)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition