Bowl with incised decoration

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1052-21

Dimensions

Height: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4105

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-polished ware decorated with a white-filled incised or impressed pattern
Vessel type: Bowl
Reisner’s type: I
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Decoration: Incised geometric pattern, dots and lines, filled with white
Other: Gray ware

Provenance

From Kerma, K1052-21. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition