Jar

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Kerma, Su 976

Dimensions

Height: 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4108a-b

Medium or Technique

Pottery, bronze, sandstone, and cloth

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Green ware with bronze neck riveted on, rough sandstone disc cover; had been sealed with linen cloth tied around neck with cords, still in place.

Provenance

From Kerma, Su / 976. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition