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Small globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 441

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3753

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small, nearly squat globular jar has a rounded base, a very short neck, and a rolled rim with several chips/fragments broken off and missing. The base was shaped in part through the use of a straight edge.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 441. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition