Small squat jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 308
Overall: 9 x 8 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small squat jar has a rounded base, a very short constricted neck, and an everted rim. The exterior shows traces of having been treated with a red slip and burnished/polished, though surface treatments have worn considerably.
From Kerma, Tumulus III, grave 308. 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