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Ovoid jar with incised neck

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This ovoid, almost bag-shaped jar is fashioned of a buff-colored clay. Its base comes to a rounded pokint. Its gradual neck has been incised with two lines. The rim is thick with an outward roll.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1625. 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 11, 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: 22.5 x 10 cm (8 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3333

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels