Two fitting fragments of a vessel

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, KIIAe

Dimensions

Overall (a): 8.9 x 4.2 x 1.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in.) Overall (b): 8.5 x 6.5 x 1 cm (3 3/8 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1282a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black smoked (?) inside; blue glazed outside with parts of three vertical columns of hieroglyphic inscriptions in dark blue glaze; see 20.1273 (same field number).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIIA. March, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition