Small globular jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 441
Overall: 7.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small, nearly squat globular jar has a rounded base, a very short neck, and a rolled rim with several chips/fragments broken off and missing. The base was shaped in part through the use of a straight edge.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 441. 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 Sudan.
(Accession date: July 25, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition