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Bag-shaped jar

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This bag-shaped jar has a rounded base, a very short, wide concave neck, and a slightly rolled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1098. 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 19, 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: 17 x 7.5 cm (6 11/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3535

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels