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Large Tell el-Yahudiya juglet fragment

This is the majority of the body of a large blackware juglet. Its shape is that of a biconical Tell el-Yahudiya juglet. This Canaanite form was copied in Egypt. It has a small disc base with a slightly concave bottom. Much of the upper body has broken off and is missing. The remaining body is...

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Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1042. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: July 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 9.2 cm (5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3764

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels