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Painted bowl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, IV-B

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1696a-c

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flat bottom, straight sides. White slip, painted in yellow and black with geometric designs. Three fragments only.

Provenance

From Kerma - IV-B. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: Received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition