Globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 33A

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 9.3 cm (7 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3444

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This jar has remnants of a red wash/slip on the exterior. It may have been polished as well, but certainty is obscured by wear.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave K 33A. 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 14, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition