Base fragment

Nubia
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Kerma, K1900 upper debris

Dimensions

Overall: 6.9 x 6.7 x 2.3 cm (2 11/16 x 2 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1245

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Straight-sided cup; blue glaze inside and out; exterior painted with quatrefoils and concentric squares.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1900 upper debris. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition