Spouted black-topped red-polished vessel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Kerma

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4102

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Handmade vessel, beautiful form with long spout and two pierced handles; thin gray paste red polished black top exterior with supplementary band; interior dull.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition