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Globular jar

This bag shaped jar has slightly high-set shoulders (for a bag-shape), a very gradual neck, and an everted, rolled rim. Part of the rim has broken off and is missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 3502. 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 20.4 x 9.8 cm (8 1/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3326

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels