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Faience fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIII 5(1)

Dimensions

Height x thickness x length: 1.6 x 1.0 x 4.3 cm (5/8 x 3/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-618c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Rounded, with two raised bands on one end. Fits into hand 20.1311, in Resiner publication as a model boat rudder.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIII 5(1). 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition