Tall beaker

Nubian
Egyptian
New Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 421

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 5 cm (5 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3756

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small slender jar has a rounded base, almost straight sides that narrow slightly in the upper body, and a thin straight rim. The exterior has traces of a red wash.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 421. 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: July 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition