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Small globular redware jar

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 32

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 6 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3693

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small redware jar has globular proportions with a very slight, but constricted neck and a worked rim. The base comes almost to a rounded point.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 32. 1915: 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