Vessel fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1900x upper debris

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7.4 cm (2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1247

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Base and side fragment; glazed outside only; painted design, indeterminate subject except for band of hieroglyphics around side.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1900x upper debris. 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