Middle to about 2050–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 5518
Overall: 36.3 x 9.8 cm (14 5/16 x 3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The base of this large slender ovoid jar has broken off and is missing. The upper body narrows to a slightly concave neck with rilled ribbing and a slightly flaring folded rim.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 5518. 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)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition