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Black-topped red polished jar

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Wide mouth, thin gray paste, red polished black top exterior with supplementary band; interior black.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1030. 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 the Sudan. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .160 H.

Accession Number

13.4095

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels