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Small globular jar

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This small globular jar has convex sides with barely a hint of shoulders. Its base is rounded, and there is no neck. The rim is pulled upward and rolled slightly.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 113. 1916: 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 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, about 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12.8 x 6 cm (5 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3276

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels