Black polished flask

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13.8 x 9.1 cm (5 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3086

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black polished flask with haematite wash, pebble polished. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb K 313 (?). March, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition