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Fragments of vessel

Two fragments of faience vessel (?) Book says blue with black decoration. One of three fragments faded blue with faint black lines.

Provenance

From Kerma, KXB, sacrificial corridor, 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 1.3 x 5.8 cm (2 3/16 x 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1585

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels