Slender jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1400 A, East of chapel

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 7.5 cm (7 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3723

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This slender jar has nearly straight sides and a rounded base. The upper body narrows gradually to a thin straight rim. Small areas of the upper body and rim have broken off and are missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1400A, East of chapel. 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 Sudan.

(Accession date: July 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition