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Disc-shaped lid

Nubian
Kerma
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Accession Number

20.5234

Medium or Technique

sandstone

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a disc-shaped lid of a rough, slightly crumbly sandstone. One side is worked flat, while the opposite is convex. One edge is chipped.

Provenance

From Kerma. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition