Large jar

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 12

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 10.3 cm (14 3/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3773

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a large tall bag-shaped jar with a small flat base, a wide, slightly expanding neck with rilling lines, and a straight rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 12. 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