Inscribed fragment of large squat shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tell I, Trench 2, Room H

Dimensions

Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4271

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has an inscription of Nefer-ka-ra. A small portion of the rim remains. The base and most of the body is missing.

Provenance

From Kerma. excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition