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Large group of mixed black-topped red polished and red polished vessel fragments

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, IV B (corridor)

Accession Number

20.4952

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Of the numerous vessels represented by this very large group, several appear to be black-topped red polished jars.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave Tumulus IV B (corridor). 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: September 14, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition