Globular marl jar (body only)
about 2400–2050 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, Grave 3
Overall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This symmetrical globular jar, of buff-colored marl clay, is broken off at the top, leaving only very small portions of a concave neck, probably originally short. It has a rounded base.
From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 3. 1915: 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 6, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition