Black topped convex bowl with incised rim

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KN 87/x

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15 x 22 cm (5 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2032

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

There is a double chevron pattern below the rim of this black-topped redware bowl. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 87 (KN 87/X). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 22, 1993)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition