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Base of a round-bottomed jar

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Painted bottom; blue glaze outside only; painted with lotus design centered on bottom.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1900. January, 1914: 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

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.2 x 7.8 cm (2 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1246

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels