Globular red polished jar with rilled/ribbed neck

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus XIV, chapel A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15 x 12.8 cm (5 7/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2102

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This red-polished globular jar has a rounded base, a short rilled/ribbed neck, and a worked rolled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus XIV, chapel A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 22, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition