Black-polished bowl with white-filled, incised decoration

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus XVI, possibly grave 1600

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 14.1 cm (4 1/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1701

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black, incised white filled decoration. In fragments but nearly complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus K XVI, possibly grave 1600. 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition