Small footed black-topped redware jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1804
Overall: 10.8 x 6.9 cm (4 1/4 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small jar is made of a fairly coarse redware. The body expaneds outward from a small splayed foot to a wide mouth with a straight rim. Modeling is somewhat irregular. The rim is blackened.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1804. 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)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition