Vessel fragment with flying birds
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus K XX
Height: 10.3 cm (4 1/16 in.)
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Fragment. Rim and side of wide mouthed spherical vase. Glazed outside and inside rim. Rim light blue with painted cross hatching. Body dark blue with geometric border on shoulder and flying birds below in light blue.
From Kerma, tumulus K XX. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, January 1914; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition