Squat globular marl jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 7.6 cm (6 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

20.3511

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This squat globular jar is fashioned of a buff-colored marl clay.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave . 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 the Sudan.

(Accession date: July 18, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition