This small shouldered jar has a rounded base, a short, narrow neck, and a rolled rim. It exhibits considerable blackening and evidence of burning, and the surface is flaking in some areas. The jar is approximately two-thirds full of a hardened, wax-like substance (possibly actually wax).
From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 115. 1916: 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 6, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition