Small globular jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave X-B
Overall: 9.5 x 4.2 cm (3 3/4 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This small globular (almost shouldered) jar has a rounded base, a constricted, slightly flaring neck, and a thickly rolled rim. The exterior was treated with a black wash/slip, much of which has worn away. It is in cracked condition.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave X-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