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Jar with narrow neck and flaring lip

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus K III

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 18.3 x 12.8 cm (7 3/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11803

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Good condition. Bulbous jar with narrow neck that flares at lip.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tumulus K III. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA; 1992: accessione by V/C.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition