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Black-topped red polished beaker with repair holes

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 2000

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 15 cm (4 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2763

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This nearly flat-based black-topped red polished beaker has five holes near its rim to mend an ancient break.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 2000 (K 2000). 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