Incised rim and neck vessel fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, III/13

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.5 x 3.9 cm (1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1170

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a fragments of the neck and rim of vessel with one corner of incised inscription giving part of Horus and Nebti names of a King. The rim is flattened and everted. The inscription is faint. The rest of the vessel is missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, III/13. 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 Sudan.

(Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition