Black-topped red polished beaker

Nubian
Classic Kerma
1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K1044-1

Dimensions

Height: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4080

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Out on Loan

On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware beaker; slightly flaring at the rim, flat base. Supplementary black band around the body.

Ware type: Black-topped red-polished ware
Vessel type: Beaker
Reisner’s type: III(3a)
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Provenance

From Kerma K1044-1. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition