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Globular marl jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1065

Dimensions

Overall: 19.9 x 8.4 cm (7 13/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3512

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition