Globular marl jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1065
Overall: 19.9 x 8.4 cm (7 13/16 x 3 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This globular jar is fashioned of a marl clay to which a pinkish-white wash has been applied. Four-five exterior rilling lines are present on the upper portion of the body.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1065. 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 the Sudan.
(Accession date: July 18, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition