Large slender drop-shaped jar
Napatan Period, reign of Irike–Amanote
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 33 (queen, name unknown )
Overall: 36.5 x 11 cm (14 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This tall slender drop-shaped jar is made of a reddish clay fabric. It has a rounded base with a slightly raised knob left by the shaping process. Two loop handles are attached to the upper body. It has a thick straight rim. It is intact.
From Nuri, Pyramid 33 (tomb of a queen, name unknown ). Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: August 7, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition