Necked globular jar
about 750–270 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 701
Overall: 24 x 4.5 cm (9 7/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This jar has is fashioned of a red clay fabric that has fired black in some areas. It has a bulging, virtually spherical body that constricts abruptly at the top to a narrow neck and rim with slight outward pull. The exterior has possible traces of a red wash. It is intact.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 701. 1919: 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: September 8, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition