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Set of four beakers

These four black-topped redware tulip-shaped beakers were found held together by a beaded net. The beaded net has now been reconstructed with modern string.

Provenance

From Kerma, K III, 307. 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 Sudan. (Accession date March 20, 2008)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.922.1-4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels