Squat jar with plaster coating
about 2050–1700 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 5
Overall: 17.4 x 13.9 cm (6 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This squat symmetrical jar has a rounded base, no neck, and a rolled, nearly collar-like rim. The exterior of the jar carries a crumbly coating of mud plaster.
From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 5. 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 7, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition