Globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1613

Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 10.3 cm (5 3/4 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3545

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar has a rounded base and an almost straight profile, but for slight narrowing in the upper body that widens again to a straight, unworked rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1613 (found under object 1613/11). 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