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Small footed black-topped redware jar

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This small jar is made of a fairly coarse redware. The body expaneds outward from a small splayed foot to a wide mouth with a straight rim. Modeling is somewhat irregular. The rim is blackened.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1804. 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 Sudan. (Accession date: July 25, 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: 10.8 x 6.9 cm (4 1/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3757

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels