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Black polished globular jar

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Fine black polished ware. Spherical. Perfect.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 8. March 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 the Sudan. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x (maximum) diameter: 16.2 x 15 cm (6 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1708

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels