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Soil sample/vessel contents

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S

Accession Number

20.5052

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a small amount of sand, gray silty ground matrix, and plaster-like whitish flakes excavated either as a soil sample or as contents of an excavated vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition