Red-polished globular jar

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Cemetery N, grave 160

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 20 x 8.4 cm (7 7/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2117

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red-polished globular jar with short neck and black rim, slightly pointed base. Pottery.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 160. 1916: 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: June 21, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition