Globular redware jar with incised line decoration
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma
Overall: 18.5 x 16.2 cm (7 5/16 x 6 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This globular redware jar has a rounded base, a slight, concave neck, and a flaring, straight rim. The upper portion of the shoulders carries a zigzag band formed of four incised lines.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, tomb K 5512 (K 5512/1). 1915: 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: May 19, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition