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Bag-shaped jar

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This globular, almost bag-shaped jar has a rounded base (comes to a rounded point). Its gradual neck has been incised with two lines. The rim is rolled.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1805 . 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 the Sudan. (Accession date: July 11, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 10.6 cm (10 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3336

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels