Globular jar with incised line decoration

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1805

Dimensions

Overall: 22.8 x 10.7 cm (9 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3335

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular, nearly bag-shaped jar has a rounded base, short straight neck, and rolled rim. An incsed line has been added to the upper portion of the body.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1805. 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 11, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition