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Lid(?) shaped from a vessel fragment

This is a base fragment of a light buff-colored marl vessel that has been worked smooth on several edges, possibly to fashion a lid for a (mode/offering?) vessel. The broken surface where part of a ring base was once attached is visible on one side, adding to an irregular surface. It is chipped,...

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From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus III, grave 323. 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)

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Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

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The Ancient World