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Red-polished globular jar

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Red-polished globular jar with short neck and black rim, slightly pointed base. Pottery.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 160. 1916: 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: June 21, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, about 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 20 x 8.4 cm (7 7/8 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2117

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels