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Fragment of a black-topped red polished bowl with incised decoration

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 111. 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: July 12, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.3378

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels