Medium ovoid jar
about 2050–1700 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 28
Overall: 24.7 x 11.2 cm (9 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This medium ovoid jar is just shy of bag-shaped. It has a rounded base and a flaring neck that end at a straight rim. Traces of a red wash remain on the exterior.
From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 28. 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 the Sudan.
(Accession date: July 10, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition