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Small bag-shaped jar

This small bag-shaped jar has a rounded base, a very short neck, and a rolled rim. The constriction of the neck is not pronounced, creating a somewhat wide mouth.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 448. 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 Sudan. (Accession date: July 24, 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: 7.8 x 6.2 cm (3 1/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3703

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels