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Black polished jar fragments

At least two different vessels are represented by this group of fragments.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 37. 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 the Sudan. (Accession date: July 18, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Middle Kerma, about 2050–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.3530

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels