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Globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 8.5 cm (6 7/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3536

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar has a rounded base and an outwardly pulled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1600. 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 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition