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Lid

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, 33A

Accession Number

20.5038

Medium or Technique

sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a disc-shaped lid made of graying sandstone with buff to pink highlights. One side is flat, while the opposite is convex. It is slightly irregular in its shaping.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, 3A. 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: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition