Globular redware jar
about 2050–1700 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 11
Overall: 24.2 x 14 cm (9 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The red surface was created by application of ochre prior to firing in an oxidizing atmosphere and polishing with smooth stones/pebbles.
From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 11. 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 14, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition