Inscribed disc lid fragment

Egyptian
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Length: 2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1164

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartz

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Part of an incised cartouche remains on this fragmentary lid from a cosmetic jar. Traces of blue/green glaze remain.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600 C4. 1920: 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.

Findspot Information: From Kerma, January 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition