Small red polished quat shouldered jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, Hall A
Overall: 7.4 x 4.3 cm (2 15/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This squat jar has sharp, low-set shoulders, a rounded base, a very short neck, and an everted rim. The exterior has been treated with a red wash that has been well polished.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, Hall A. 1913: 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