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Fragment of a strainer

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 2900

Accession Number

20.5043

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a semi-circular (just over half?) fragment of a strainer made of a red clay fabric that has fired mostly black. I may have been used as an insert in a vessel. Twenty holes are preserved.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 2900. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition