Vessel fragment

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1600 A&B Debris

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 3 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1251

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of vessel (closed form). Black line decoration including papyrus flower, lotus petals and flying bird.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1600 A&B Debris. 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