Large black-topped red polished jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 312

Dimensions

Overall: 34.7 x 23.9 cm (13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3798

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 312. 1913: 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: July 27, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition