Medium globular red polished jar
about 2400–2050 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 158
Overall: 23 x 9.5 cm (9 1/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
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This medium globular jar has high shoulders, a rounded base, a striaght, thin-walled neck, and plain, unworked rim with some blackening along its edge. The vessel has been treated with a red wash/slip that has been polished. It was broken into many fragments but has been mended.
From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 158. 1916: 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