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Tall beaker

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This small slender jar has a rounded base, almost straight sides that narrow slightly in the upper body, and a thin straight rim. The exterior has traces of a red wash.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 421. 1913: 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, Egyptian, New Kingdom

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 5 cm (5 1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3756

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels