Globular jar with contents
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1052
Overall: 17.3 x 6 cm (6 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This globular jar has a rounded base, a short, slightly concave neck, and an outwardly pulled, folded rim. The jar is more than two-thirds full thin gray ashy matrix, some of which has consolidated.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1052. 1913: 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