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Small globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1036

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 5.6 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3702

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small squat globular jar has a rounded base, a short neck, and an outwardly pulled rim. It retains traces of a red wash/slip that shows signs of polishing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1036. 1913: 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition