Globular marl jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave X-B

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 7.7 cm (8 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3502

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar is fashioned of a Nile clay with a white slip applied to the exterior. The upper edge of the rim has chipped off and is missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave X-B. 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 18, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition