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Fragmentary large globular jar

This bag-shaped redware jar has a rounded base and flaring, everted rim. It has a separate, thin disc-shaped lid.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 34. 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 10, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 11 cm (10 3/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3324

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels