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Large black-topped red polished jar

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Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 312. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: July 27, 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: 34.7 x 23.9 cm (13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3798

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels