Small necked shouldered jar
Napatan Period, reign of Malonaqen
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 26 (Queen Amanitakaye), NW found. dep.
Overall: 13 x 6.8 cm (5 1/8 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small jar is made of a reddish clay fabric. Its exterior is treated with a red wash. The body has a narrow rounded base with sides widening to high-set shoulders. A wide straight neck rises to a wide mouth with slightly folded rim, most of which has broken off. Seven small fragments are present.
From Nuri, Pyramid 26 (tomb of Queen Amanitakaye), NW foundation deposit. 1917-1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: September 7, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition