Small globular jar

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 113

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 6 cm (5 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3276

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small globular jar has convex sides with barely a hint of shoulders. Its base is rounded, and there is no neck. The rim is pulled upward and rolled slightly.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 113. 1916: 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 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition