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Boat fragment?

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIV, St 9 (3)

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 2 x 13 cm (3 1/8 x 13/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1318

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of a large modeled object, perhaps a flat bottomed boat shaped vessel; blue glaze subdivided into irregular sections by bands of darker glaze. OR has surface warped with a scale like pattern, much like crocodile skin.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIV, St 9 (3). December 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition