Small squat jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IV-B
Overall: 9 x 4.3 cm (3 9/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small globular (almost shouldered) has a rounded base, a short, slightly concave neck, and a slightly rolled rim. The exterior shows traces of a red slip/wash.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IV-B. 1914: 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