Circular basket cover or tray

Nubian
Early–Classic Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, X-B-x

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1774

Medium or Technique

Reed fiber

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture

This circular tray or cover is woven of the fiber of a reed-like plant. It is in nearly perfect condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, tomb X-B-x. March 1914: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition