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Small globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 6.3 cm (3 15/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.3714

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small globular jar has a rounded base, a short concave neck, and an everted rim. It is in battered, flaking, and cracked condition. Some breaks have been mended.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1098. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition