Necked spherical jar
about 750–270 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 704
Overall: 28 x 5.1 cm (11 x 2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This jar has is fashioned of a rather coarse red clay fabric with small areas that have blackened. It has a bulging spherical body that constricts abruptly to a short narrow neck and rim with slight outward pull. Aside from some chips on the rim and some craters on the body, the vessel is largely intact.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 704. 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 5, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition