about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1613
Overall: 14.6 x 10.3 cm (5 3/4 x 4 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition