Globular marl jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1805
Overall: 16.1 x 8.7 cm (6 5/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This globular jar, fashioned of Nile clay with a buff-colored slip, has a rounded base, a short, slightly concave neck, and a rolled rim.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1805. 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 19, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition