Black-polished bowl with white-filled, incised decoration

Nubian
Classic Kerma
Early about 1700–1660 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Egypt, Cemetery S, K 1623

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.8 x 14 cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1703

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black, incised white filled decoration. In fragments and incomplete.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1623. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition