Squat marl jar and disc lid
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1626
Overall: 18 x 9 cm (7 1/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This globular jar is fashioned of a buff-colored marl clay. It has a rounded base, a very short neck, and a rolled rim. It also has a disc-shaped lid, possibly of a different ware type (or perhaps just differently fired).
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1626. 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)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition