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Soil sample/vessel contents

This is a small amount of sand, gray silty ground matrix, and plaster-like whitish flakes excavated either as a soil sample or as contents of an excavated vessel.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.5052

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels