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Vessel contents (grain/bread)

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, grave 5532

Accession Number

20.5340

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Once contained in a pottery vessel (either lost or unidentified since the time of excavation), this is a group of small lumps of consolidated grain or a grain-based product (e.g. bread/cake).

Provenance

From Kerma, grave 5532. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 27, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition