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Globular jar

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This globular jar has a rounded base and a rim with a slight outward pull. It retains traces of a red wash/slip.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 5532. 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 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, Middle to about 2050–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 x 8.3 cm (6 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.3542

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels