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Mixed vessel fragments

This group contains fragments from several different types of vessels, including: redware with white slip; redware; roughware with textured exterior (two fragments of which, broken but mended, are a token/lid formed of a vessel sherd); black-topped redware with incised rim.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave IV-B. 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: August 30, 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

20.4711

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels