about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 411
Overall: 36.5 x 12 cm (14 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This large tall bag-shaped jar has a small, roughly shaped flat base, a short neck with small ribs created by rilling, and a straight but slightly pulled rim. The lower body was shaped in part by shaving with a straight edge.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 411. 1913: 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