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Globular jar

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This globular jar has a rounded base, a short, narrowing neck, and an outwardly pulled rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1084. 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: 20 x 7.7 cm (7 7/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3540

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels