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Globular redware jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1088

Dimensions

Overall: 19.1 x 17.9 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3388

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar has a rounded base and a slight neck effectively formed by the upward pull of a straight, slightly flaring rim. The rim has some blackening.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1088. 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 12, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition