Globular jar with lid

Egyptian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1041

Dimensions

Height: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4107a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base of this jar is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. It has a disc cover.

Provenance

From Kerma (Su/952). 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 Sudan.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition