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Mixed group of vessel fragments

This large group of vessel fragments represents many vessels of various types, including: black-topped redware jars, incised black-toped red polished jars, incised black polished jars, redware jar with textured body, a red polished fragment shaped into a lid/token, tlack-topped red polished...

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Provenance

From Kerma, K I (Lower Deffufa), Room Z; Tumulus 10, grave 1061; and possibly others. 1913: 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 12, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.4888

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels