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Red-polished slender ovoid jar

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It is redware and pebble polished. The rim is rolled and everted.

Provenance

From Kerma. January 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.0 x 10.4 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.3083

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels