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Small wide-mouthed black-topped redware jar

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Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, possibly graves 1400, 1305, or 33A. 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 21, 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 10 cm (4 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3690

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels