Black-topped redware bowl with incised decoration

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2500–2200 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, tomb K 157

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.8 x 18 cm (4 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11908

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red-polished, black-topped bowl with a fine dotted pattern in steep zigzag lines.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 157. April, 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divisino of finds by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

(Accession Date: March 27, 1996)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition