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Red polished globular jar

This red polished globular jar has a rounded base, a short, slightly concave neck, and a an outwardly pulled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 325. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 8.5 cm (6 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3550

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels