Fragments of a circular spiral-rilled redware tray
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1900, debris
Overall: 8.5 x 35.5 cm (3 3/8 x 14 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
These four fragment represent the greater portion of the tray. Small portions are missing. One side is covered with a rilled spiral grooves, while the opposite side shows no rilling. The tray does not sit flat, rather it is somewhat warped. It is one of four excavated together, some of which were fragmentary.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1900, debris. 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 14, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition