about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 339
Overall: 21 x 10 cm (8 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This globular, almost bag-shaped jar is fashioned of a buff-colored marl clay. It has a rounded base, an upper body that narrows to a short, almost straight neck, and a rolled rim.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 339. 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 12, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition