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Kerma beaker

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K1076-9

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H: 12.5 cm Diam: 12.7 cm

Accession Number

20.2127

Out on Loan

On display at Robert Hull Fleming Museum, since January 10, 1946

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped ceramic with highly burnished surface and purple-gray median band. Some chips at rim and wear at base, but otherwise perfect condition.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kerma, K 1076 no. 9. 14-3-1020 Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition