Miniature beaker

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma, Cemetery s, K 1066

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.5 x 7.1 cm (2 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4076

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex miniature beaker. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain and flaring. It has a thin gray paste. It has a red polished exterior with a black top and supplementary band. The interior is black polished. There is a chip broken off of the rim. It is complete and in good condition.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1066. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition