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Globular jar with incised line decoration

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This globular, nearly bag-shaped jar has a rounded base, short straight neck, and rolled rim. An incsed line has been added to the upper portion of the body.

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: 22.8 x 10.7 cm (9 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3335

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels