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Fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IIA, #9

Dimensions

4.6 x 4.5 cm (1 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1074

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

End of cylinder(?)of black-ground blue faience. Rosette pattern at one end.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K IIA, #9. January, 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