Globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1801

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 9.3 cm (7 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3537

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular, almost bag-shaped jar has a rounded base, a flaring neck, and a straight, unworked rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1801. 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