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Small bag-shaped jar

This small bag-shaped jar has a rounded base, a very short neck, and an outwardly pulled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 6. 1915: 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 7, 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: 11.2 x 5.3 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3298

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels