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Lid

This is a disc-shaped lid carved of sandstone with one slightly bevelled edge. Its surfaces are slightly battered.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus IV B (corridor). 1914: 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: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5039

Medium or Technique

sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels