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Globular jar with lid

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The base of this jar is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. It has a disc cover.

Provenance

From Kerma (Su/952). 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4107a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels