Fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1600C5 (14-1-1276, 1277), K1612-5 (14-2-101), K1621x (14-2-233, 234), K3500 debris (14-2-830)

Dimensions

Overall (largest fragment): 7.5 x 5.2 x 1.1 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1297a-g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Seven fragments of an object, perhaps a vessel, glazed outside in light and dark blue, partly dark spots, partly plain dark, and partly dark and light stripes.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600C5 (14-1-1276, 1277), K1612-5 (14-2-101), K1621x (14-2-233, 234), K3500 debris (14-2-830). January, February 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