Large jar

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 7

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 11 cm (11 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3772

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This large tall bag-shaped jar has a rounded base with a flaring neck and rolled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 7. 1914: 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