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Collared globular jar with incised decoration

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This squat globular jar has high-set shoulders, a rounded base, and a flat collar around its mouth. Immediately below the collar is a band band of vertical zigzag lines. Extending from this band down to the shoulders of the jar are fairly evenly spaced triangles filled with horizontal hatched...

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Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 4. 1915: 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 7, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Middle Kerma, about 2050–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 16.6 x 12.8 cm (6 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3301

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels