Vessel fragment decorated with marsh scene

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1600 C4 & C5

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 4.1 x 1.2 cm (5 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1255

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shoulder fragment; blue glaze outside; painted with flying birds and flowers. 2 left pieces found in 1600 C4 and one right piece found in 1600 C5.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600 C4 & C5. 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