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Small squat jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IV-B

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 4.3 cm (3 9/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3701

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition