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Vessel fragment

Rim fragment, blue glaze on outside with black line decoration.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, SXVII. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 6.3 x 3.5 x 0.9 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1862

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels