Fragment of a decorated jar

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIX

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.4 x 7 x 1.6 cm (3 11/16 x 2 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4260

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Faience body fragment of a decorated jar. It has a fine blue glaze. There is a decorated rough geometric pattern. There are some chips broken off of the fragment. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIX. 1913: 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