Vessel fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1600C5

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 4 x 1 cm (1 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1262

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Blue glazed outside; painted with flying bird and lotus.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1600C5. 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