Fragments of a faience vessel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1600 C5

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 6 x 3.6 x 0.6 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1263

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Faience jar body fragments, base pointed, blue glazed inside. The outside is glazed in horizontal bands of dark and light blue. The surface is worn. See also 20.1253.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600 C5. January 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