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Globular jar with incised neck

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This globular jar has a rounded base, a wide straight neck, and a wide mouth with straight rim. The neck has 3-4 haphazardly incised lines.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1088. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: December 14, 2004)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

14.3 x 13.7 cm (5 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1602

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels