about 2400–2050 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 116
Overall: 18 x 9.4 cm (7 1/16 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This medium globular jar is made of a redware fabric treated with a red slip. Its shoulders are slight, and it has a rounded base. A very short neck rises to a slightly rolled rim. The top surface of the rim has been decorated with stippled lines, while the body of the vessel carries vertically oriented bands of punctated rocker stamp patterning.
From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave116. 1916: 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 6, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition