Bowl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 5.5 x 1 cm (2 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1229

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment with boss on outer edge. Blue green glaze inside and out, painted inside with geometric designs, outside birds and lotus buds.

Provenance

From Kerma. 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