Globular marl jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 33A

Dimensions

Overall: 18.4 x 9.5 cm (7 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.3509

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar is fashioned of a pink to orange-colored marl clay and has been treated with a white wash.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 33A. 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