Small shouldered red polished jar
about 2400–2050 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 155
Overall: 13.3 x 5.4 cm (5 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This small, fairly slender shouldered jar has a rounded base, a widening convex neck, and a rolled rim. The surface was treated with a polished red slip.The jar is in extremely battered condition, with many areas of the surface broken off. Other areas show surface cracking.
From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 155. 1916: 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)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition