Base of a round-bottomed jar

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1900

Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 7.8 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1246

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Painted bottom; blue glaze outside only; painted with lotus design centered on bottom.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1900. 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