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Squat globular jar with incised and stippled decoration

This squat globular jar has a rounded base, no neck, and a narrow mought with a straight rim that has been pulled upward very slightly. The exterior carries incised and stippled decoration. The rim is immediately surrounded by a band of short, vertical hatches, followed by a very irregular wavy...

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From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 3. 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)

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Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Middle Kerma, about 2050–1700 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 15 x 9.5 cm (5 7/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World