Squat shouldered jar
about 2050–1700 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 59
Overall: 20 x 9 cm (7 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This squat jar has a globular body with fairly high-set shoulders that narrow to a small rounded base, a concave neck, and a rolled rim.
From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 59. 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 10, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition