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Buffware globular jar fragments and other vessels fragments

The majority of the fragments in this group appear to be from the same globular jar. At least two other vessels (possibly more) are represented by a small number of fragments: a small buffware jar and a red polished vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 449. 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: August 29, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.4665

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels