Black-topped red-polished bowl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1065

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4100

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped red-polished ware
Vessel type: Bowl
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Other: Thin gray paste; interior black polished; supplementary band

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1065 (K 1065/20). 1913: 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition