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Four kiln setters or amulets

Four rough quartz fragments, irregularly covered with blue glaze. From glazing furnaces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, city, KI. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1184a-d

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment