Fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, IIA

Dimensions

Overall: 5.2 x 4.3 x 0.8 cm (2 1/16 x 1 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1276

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue-green glaze inside and out; lotus flowers painted inside and out.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, IIA. March, 1914: excavated by Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; March 1914. Assigned to MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition