Small bag-shaped blackware jar with polished red slip
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1079
Overall: 7.5 x 6 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small bag-shaped jar retains traces of a red slip that has been burnished/polished, though much has worn away to expose the underlying black clay fabric. It has a very short neck with a rolled, everted rim. The rim is missing a small fragment.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1079. 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 24, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition