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This large ovoid jar has a rounded base, a slightly concave neck with a modelled ribs, and a squared, folded rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1900. 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 Sudan. (Accession date: July 26, 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: 32.1 x 9.7 cm (12 5/8 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3777

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels