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Small squat jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.1 x 4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3708

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This squat jar of somewhat coarse clay has a rounded base and a slightly rolled rim. It is in battered and cracked condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave X-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