Black topped redware convex bowl

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tomb KN 154/7

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14 x 19.9 cm (5 1/2 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2031

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This black-topped bowl has a rocker stamp decoration on the exterior. The interior is black polished. There are some chips broken off the rim.

Provenance

From Kerma,Cemetery N, grave 157 (KN 157/4). 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: September 22, 1993)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition