Red polished globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 332

Dimensions

Overall: 14.8 x 7.2 cm (5 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3584

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar has a rounded base, a short, slightly concave neck, and an everted rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 332. 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 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition