Thick walled vessel fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Length: 7.1 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1169

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Part of a hieroglyphic sign is incised (base of sign over plural marks). The rest of the vessel is missing.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1913: 1913: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition