Red-polished slender ovoid jar

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.0 x 10.4 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.3083

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is redware and pebble polished. The rim is rolled and everted.

Provenance

From Kerma. January 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition