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Black-topped red polished beaker

This flat-based black-topped red polished beaker has two regular holes in its base.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave1900 (K 1900/X). 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession date: June 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 13.2 cm (4 1/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2759

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels