This ovoid jar has a rounded base, a short straight neck, and a rolled rim. The red surface of the jar was created by application of ochre prior to firing in an oxidizing atmosphere and polishing with smooth stones/pebbles.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 322. 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 17, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition