Painted cup and lid

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, Room DD

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Vessel: D. .086 H. .058; Cover: D. .071 H. .034

Accession Number

20.1693a-b

Medium or Technique

Pottery, painted design

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flat bottomed, with sides curving into smaller mouth. Conical lid. Four holes around rim and one at apex of lid. Painted with geometric designs in black, white, red, and yellow.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, room DD. December 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition