Vessel

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1805

Dimensions

Overall: 4.9 x 5.9 cm (1 15/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1237

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment, blue-green glaze inside and out. Outside painted in panels with hieroglyphs “ankh,” “Djed ” etc.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1805x. January 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