Small globular jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1600

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 5.2 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3883

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small redware jar has a globular body with rounded base and a slightly flaring rim. It is intact.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1600. 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: August 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition