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Redware jar fragments (at least 2 vessels) and token

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1031

Accession Number

20.4679

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This group of redware fragments represents at least two different vessels. Most of the body of a small jar is still intact with other fragments present. Another jar of coarser clay fabric is also represented. A vessel fragment shaped and worn to make a token (or ostracon) is also part of the group.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1031. 1913: 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: August 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition