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Lid shaped from a vessel fragment

Nubian
Kerma
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Accession Number

20.5278

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This lid is fashioned from a fragment of a brownware pottery vessel. Shaping is rough, and it has pronounced convex profile due to the section of the vessel from which the source fragment originated.

Provenance

From Kerma. 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 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition