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Mixed black-topped bowl fragments

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery M, graves 59 & 60

Accession Number

20.3397

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This group of vessel fragments includes portions of at least two bowls from two different graves. One is a black-topped redware bowl with incised decoration, while the other is a black-topped red polished bowl. More vessels may be represented.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, graves 59 & 60 . 1915: 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: July 13, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition