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Faience fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K319x

Dimensions

Height x depth 4.9 x 2.2 cm (1 15/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-314a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Cylinder with small hole through long axis. Decorated with 2 parallel lines running at right angles to the long axis. May belong to boat model.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K319x. 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