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Incised red polished jar fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, grave 5534

Accession Number

20.5341

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This group of fragments of an incised red polished jar appears to be mostly from the same original vessel with the exception of at least one fragment from an incised redware vessel. It is possible that some of the red polished fragments represent additional original vessels.

Provenance

From Kerma, grave 5534. 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: September 27, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition