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Small globular redware jar

This small redware jar has globular proportions with a very slight, but constricted neck and a worked rim. The base comes almost to a rounded point.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 32. 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: 13 x 6 cm (5 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3693

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels