Globular jar with contents
Middle to about 2050–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 5535
Overall: 16 x 7.2 cm (6 5/16 x 2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This globular jar has a rounded base and an outwardly pulled rim. Much of the upper body and rim has broken off and is missing. Contents remain in the vessel: a heavily cemented gray oganic substance fills most of the remainder of the jar approximately up to the break.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 5535. 1915: 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