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Black-topped red polished beaker and black polished jar fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 420

Accession Number

20.3916

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

At least two different types of vessels are represented by this group of fragments: at least one black-topped red polished beaker and at least one black polished jar.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV, grave 420. 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: August 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition