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Fragment of jar

Section from large jar? Blue faience glazed with two holes.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K III, Room F, 1913 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 1.9 x 8.5 cm (3 15/16 x 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1232

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels