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Small squat bag-shaped redware jar

This small redware jar is of squat bag-shaped proportions with a rounded base, very short neck, and a rolled rim. It appears to haved been treated with a red wash, some of which has worn away.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 432. 1913: 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: 7.3 x 5.8 cm (2 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3700

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels