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This miniature juglet has a conical body, a very small knob-like base, a long neck with flaring rim, and a bifurcated loop handle connected at just below the rim and the upper body. There are traces of a red surface treatment. The shape is similar to Canaanite juglets that were both imported and...

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From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IVB. 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 25, 2006)

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Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian/Egyptian/Canaanite, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 7.1 x 2 cm (2 13/16 x 13/16 in.)

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The Ancient World