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Globular marl jar (body only)

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, Grave 3

Dimensions

Overall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3258

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This symmetrical globular jar, of buff-colored marl clay, is broken off at the top, leaving only very small portions of a concave neck, probably originally short. It has a rounded base.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 3. 1915: 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 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition