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Globular marl jar

This globular jar is fashioned of an orangish marl clay and treated with a pink-white slip. It has a rounded base, a short concave neck, and a rolled rim. Part of the rim is broken off and missing. Parts of the neck and remaining rim were fragmented but have been mended. Four-five indented lines...

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From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave . 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 19, 2006)

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Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 19.6 x 8.5 cm (7 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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The Ancient World