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Lid shaped from a vessel fragment

This is a poorly shaped circular lid (or, less likely, a token) formed from a fragment of a pottery vessel with a red wash/polish. It has a slight concavity due to the portion of the original vessel from which the source fragment broke off. The vessel fragment was also from section of recurve or...

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Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, 33A?. 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

20.5024

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels