Globular jar with incised neck

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1088

Dimensions

14.3 x 13.7 cm (5 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1602

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This globular jar has a rounded base, a wide straight neck, and a wide mouth with straight rim. The neck has 3-4 haphazardly incised lines.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1088. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: December 14, 2004)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition