Small bag-shaped jar with a potmark
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IV-B
Overall: 6.4 x 5.1 cm (2 1/2 x 2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This small bag-shaped jar has a rounded base, a very short neck, and a rolled rim. There are traces of red slip on the exterior. A potmark, possibly a botanical motif, has been incised on one side of the jar.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IV-B. 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