Squat bag-shaped marl jar
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, K 420
Overall: 15 x 9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
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This jar is fashioned of a buff-colored marl clay. It has squat, bag-shaped proportions with a rounded base, very short covcave neck, and a rolled rim.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 420. 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 the Sudan.
(Accession date: July 19, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition