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Four fragments of a vessel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIIA

Dimensions

Overall (a): Height x width x depth: 10.8 x 7.8 x 2.7 cm (4 1/4 x 3 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.) Overall (b): Height x width x depth: 10.8 x 7.4 x 2.5 cm (4 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 in.) Overall (c & d together): Height x width x depth: 9.9 x 4.4 x 1.7 cm (3 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 11/16 in.) Overall (additional piece found in Kerma 1982 K3): 6.2 x 4.7 x 2.2 cm (2 7/16 x 1 7/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1279a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue glazed outside with irregular lines of dark blue glaze. Trees or other plants on a ground line.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Southern cemetery, KII, KII Room A. March 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition