Large jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1900

Dimensions

Overall: 32.1 x 9.7 cm (12 5/8 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3777

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This large ovoid jar has a rounded base, a slightly concave neck with a modelled ribs, and a squared, folded rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1900. 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