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Ovoid marl jar

This ovoid marl jar has a rounded base and barely a neck. The rim is pulled outwards with a slight fold at the top.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 36. 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: 16.5 x 8.8 cm (6 1/2 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3308

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels