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Fragment of vessel

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.9 x 1.2 x 6.1 cm (2 5/16 x 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1228

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment. Pale green glazed outside. Painted with lotus flowers below, flying birds above.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma K IV Room A, 1913 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition