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Small globular jar

This ovoid (almost shouldered) jar has a rounded base and a rolled rim. It is in battered condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 16. 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 Sudan. (Accession date: July 24, 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: 12 x 4.6 cm (4 3/4 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3719

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels