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Lid shaped from a vessel fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Accession Number

20.5020

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a thick circular lid (or, less likely, a token) worn to a disc shape from a fragment of a thick-walled redware pottery vessel that fired black in some areas.

Provenance

From Kerma. 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