Black-polished incense burner
Late about 1600–1570 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 313
Height x diameter: 8.5 x 13.2 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This funnel-shaped black polished incense burner has a very wide mouth, a short stem, and a small, slightly splayed disc base. Both the interior and exterior have black polished treatment.
From Kerma, South Cemetery, grave K 313. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: December 1, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition