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Inscribed fragment of large squat shouldered jar

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It has an inscription of Nefer-ka-ra. A small portion of the rim remains. The base and most of the body is missing.

Provenance

From Kerma. 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, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4271

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels