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Kerma beaker

Black-topped ceramic with highly burnished surface and purple-gray median band. Some chips at rim and wear at base, but otherwise perfect condition.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Kerma, K 1076 no. 9. 14-3-1020 Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

20.2127

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

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