Black polished beaker with incised decoration
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus XB
Overall: 11.3 x 11.3 cm (4 7/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This straight-sided, almost bell-shaped beaker is polished black over its entire surface and decorted with horizontal bands of incised, stippled lines on the body and the base.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus XB (K XB). 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 the Sudan.
(Accession date: June 6, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition