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Early Kerma bowl

One of seventeen black top redware bowls with incised rims.

Provenance

From Kerma, cemetery N, grave 169. 1916: 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: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, about 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.11790a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels