Globular marl(?) jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1900
Overall: 20.6 x 9.3 cm (8 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This globular jar is fashioned of a pinkish buff-colored clay that may be marl. The jar was broken but has been mended, and it still exhibits considerable cracking.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1900. 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