Black-topped red polished beaker

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1088

Dimensions

11.8 x 13.4 cm (4 5/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1599

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black topped, red polished beaker (type II21a).

Provenance

From Kerma, burial 1088-4. 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