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Mixed incised blackware & black polished vessel fragments

This group of fragments represents more than a single vessel, possibly several, consisting of incised blackware and incised black-polished vessels; some incised decoration is white-filled.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S. 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 7, 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

20.4833

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels