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Vessel contents (grain/bread)

Once contained in a pottery vessel (either lost or unidentified since the time of excavation), this is a group of small lumps of consolidated grain or a grain-based product (e.g. bread/cake).

Provenance

From Kerma, grave 5532. 1915: 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 27, 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

20.5340

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains