Ovoid jar with incised neck
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1625
Overall: 22.5 x 10 cm (8 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)
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This ovoid, almost bag-shaped jar is fashioned of a buff-colored clay. Its base comes to a rounded pokint. Its gradual neck has been incised with two lines. The rim is thick with an outward roll.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1625. 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 11, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition