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Medium ovoid jar

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This medium ovoid jar is just shy of bag-shaped. It has a rounded base and a flaring neck that end at a straight rim. Traces of a red wash remain on the exterior.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 28. 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 10, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Middle Kerma, about 2050–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 24.7 x 11.2 cm (9 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3311

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels