Spouted black-topped red polished jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1053:9
Height x diameter: 11.7 x 18 cm (4 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Beautiful shape, with long spout; thin gray paste; red polished black top exterior with supplementary band; interior dull black.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 1053. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition