Spouted black-topped red-polished vessel
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma
Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Handmade vessel, beautiful form with long spout and two pierced handles; thin gray paste red polished black top exterior with supplementary band; interior dull.
From Nubia, Kerma, southern cemetery, KX, grave K1052, Su/876. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; December 4, 1913: awarded to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition