Spouted black-topped red polished jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 1053, South Cemetery

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.7 x 18 cm (4 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4101

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Beautiful shape, with long spout; thin gray paste; red polished black top exterior with supplementary band; interior dull black.

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 1053. 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition