Large textured jar

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 14

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 13.1 cm (13 3/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3774

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This large jar has a globular body with a rounded base, a wide neck and mouth, and a rim with a irredularly pinched outward pull.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 14. 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