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Conical coarseware beaker

This conical beaker is made of a very coarse Nile (silt) clay. It was shaped by hand and has very irregular surfaces. The rim is unworked.

Provenance

From Kerma, probaby Cemetery S. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: July 25, 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: 17 x 10.4 cm (6 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.3726

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels