Large jar

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 11

Dimensions

Overall: 38.2 x 11 cm (15 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3771

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a large ovoid jar (with virtually straight sides) with rolled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 11. 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 Sudan.

(Accession date: July 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition