Vessel fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1900, upper debris

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 0.8 x 7 cm (1 3/16 x 5/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1289

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

String core marks inside; faded blue glaze outside with painted scale pattern; pitted in spots. Base and shoulder fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K e 1900, 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