Straight sided beaker

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.1 x 8.2 cm (2 13/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1135

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The surface is worn. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1920: 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.

Findspot Information: From Kerma, January 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition