Miniature bowl/cup

Nubian
Early Kerma
about 2400–2050 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 126

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5.2 cm (1 3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3765

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This very small miniature hemishperical bowl/cup is somewhat irregularly modelled (by hand). It was broken but has been mended, and a small fragment is missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 126. 1916: 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.

(Accession date: July 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition