Rim fragment of bowl

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIIA

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 4.5 cm (2 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1280

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue glazed inside and out; outside painted, but largely flaked off; inside painted with lotus flowers. Pictured with 20.1271 at left.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIIA. March, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition