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Fragment of a vessel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.7 x 4.3 cm (2 13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1257

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Faded blue glaze outside; painted with butterfly? and plants.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1600C4. 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