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Set of four beakers

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.922.1-4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

These four black-topped redware tulip-shaped beakers were found held together by a beaded net. The beaded net has now been reconstructed with modern string.

Provenance

From Kerma, K III, 307. 1913: 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 March 20, 2008)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition