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Fragment of vessel

Fragment of a vessel, probably a corner.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma KXXXIII. 1914 : 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 6.4 x 3.2 cm (1 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1426

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels