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Cover

Nubian
Kerma


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. .078

Accession Number

20.1179a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster, disc cover with knob on under side, ancient break bordered by two pairs of holes for mending with wire or thong, chip from edge missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Southern cemetery, KIII, grave KIII St.4(3). 1920: 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.
Findspot Information: From Kerma, December 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition