Vessel cover

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubian (Sudan), Kerma, II B

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 4.8 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1292

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cover of a Hes vase, blue glazed; two vertical lines of hieroglyphs on side.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, II B. January, 1914. Excavated by Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts expedition, January 1914. Assigned to MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition