Globular red polished jar
about 2050–1700 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 34
Overall: 23.5 x 9 cm (9 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This globular jar has very slight, high-set shoulders and a base that comes to a rounded point. A concave neck ends with a slightly rolled rim. The exterior has been treated with a red wash that shows signs of polishing.
From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 34. 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 10, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition