Globular marl jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 18.3 x 9.9 cm (7 3/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3510

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar is fashioned of Nile clay with a red slip on the exterior.

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