Black-topped red polished beaker

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1088

Dimensions

12 x 12.6 cm (4 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1598

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black topped, red polished beaker with molded rim (type II14a).

Provenance

From Kerma, burial 1088-2. 1914:Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition