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Tall bag-shaped jar

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This vessel has red painted decoration and a pot mark. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. There are horizontal incised lines around the neck.

Provenance

From Kerma, tumulus IV, grave 439. 1914: 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: September 22, 1993)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period or Early New Kingdom, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 20 x 15 cm (7 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2035

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels