Black-polished bowl with white-filled, incised decoration

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1625

Dimensions

Overall: 10.9 x 14.7 cm (4 5/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1702

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black, incised white filled decoration, perfect.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1625 (K 1625/1). February 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