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Fragments of two black polished beakers

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 2000, debris

Accession Number

20.4751

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This group of fragments represents at least two ‘tulip’-shaped beakers, each with two prominent ribs towards the lower body.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 2000, 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: August 30, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition