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Small squat wide-mouthed marl jar

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This small squat jar is fashioned of a buff-colored marl clay. It has a rounded base and a sharp curve at its widest point. The rim is slightly pulled around a wide mouth.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IV-B. 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 24, 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: 7 x 6.7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3699

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels