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Disc lid

Nubian or Egyptian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 453 X

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 2.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14.1611

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster disc lid. Approximately 70% complete. The alabaster has an orange tint. Wavy lines are ingrained in the alabaster.

Provenance

From Kerma, 453 X. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition