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Slender jar

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This slender jar has an ovoid body with rounded base. The convex sides narrow gradually to a wide neck and mouth with a straight rim. Rilling lines are visible on the neck.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 11. 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: 32 x 10 cm (12 5/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3317

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels