Slender jar

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 11

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 10 cm (12 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3317

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This slender jar has an ovoid body with rounded base. The convex sides narrow gradually to a wide neck and mouth with a straight rim. Rilling lines are visible on the neck.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 11. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition