Small red polished conical beaker

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 9.2 cm (2 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3754

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This red polished beaker if of a small conical shape. Only the exterior surface is treated. The base has been chipped.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S. 1914: 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: July 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition