Black-topped, red-polished bowl with elaborate impressed decoration

Nubian
End of the Early Kerma
about 2100–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb KN 151, North Cemetery

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.4 x 16.4 cm (3 5/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11791

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bowl, top redware with incised square rocker-stamp patterns. Pottery. Early Kerma Culture.

Provenance

From Kerma, North Cemetery, tomb KN 151. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition