Small shouldered stone jar
about 2400–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Koshtamna, Cemetery 87, Grave 87
Overall: 19.7 x 6.8 cm (7 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This slender, almost ovoid stone jar has high shoulders, a short neck, and rolled rim. It retains contents; it is almost completely full of a highly consolidated, brown, organic-like substance. The surface is cracking in many areas.
From Koshtamna (ASN 87/87/1). 1909. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.
(Accession date: July 6, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia