Slender shouldered jar with white painted decoration
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 33A
Overall: 29.5 x 6.2 cm (11 5/8 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This tall slender redware jar has subtle, high-set shoulders, a rounded base (coming almost to a point), a constricted, straight neck, and a rolled rim. The exterior has a white wash over much of the lower body. The rim has three thick white stripes. An additional pattern of three stripes is on the upper portion of the body from the shoulders upward.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 33A. 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 11, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition