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Black-topped red polished beaker

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 40

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 11.3 cm (2 15/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2752

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This beaker is of the classic Kerma beaker shape.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery B, grave 40 (B 40/X). 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession date: June 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition