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Small spouted hemispherical bowl

Nubian
Middle Kerma
about 2050–1700 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 59

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 6.9 cm (1 7/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3769

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small hemispherical bowl is hand shaped from a somewhat coarse clay fabric. It has a short spout that narrows to a very small aperture. The spout and three fragments have broken off but are present, and the remaining portions represent a nearly complete vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery M, grave 59. 1915: 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 26, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition