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Large globular redware jar

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This large globular redware jar has a founded base and a constricted straight neck. The upper portion of the neck is broken off and missing. The jar is treated with a thin red wash. Some earthy incrustations adhere to the exterior of the vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave . 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 14, 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: 32 x 10 cm (12 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3418

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels