Slender black-topped red polished ovoid jar
about 2050–1700 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 21
Overall: 17.3 x 6 cm (6 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This slender ovoid jar has a rounded base, a straight neck, and flaring straight rim with slight blackening. The exterior was treated with a red slip that has been polished.
From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 21. 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 10, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition