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Globular redware jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave X-7

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 9.8 cm (6 1/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3544

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This redward jar has a globular body with a round base. Ther upper body narrows slightly, but abruptly to a straight neck, creating small shoulders of sorts. The rim is straight and unworked and has exhibits some blackening.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave X-7. 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 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition