about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1803
Overall: 21.8 x 8.5 cm (8 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This globular, nearly bag-shaped redware jar has a rounded base, very gradual neck, and outwardly rolled rim. The point of inflection in the neck wash fashioned in such a way as to leave a recessed line. The jar was broken into many fragments but has been mended. Some pieces are still missing.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1803. 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 11, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition