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Black-topped redware bowl

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 5505 (5505/1). 1915: 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: May 19, 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: 8 x 16.4 cm (3 1/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2578

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels