Ovoid jar

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 15

Dimensions

Overall: 17.6 x 7.5 cm (6 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3305

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This ovoid jar of marl buff-colored marl clay has a rounded base, a very short concave neck, and a rolled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 15. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition