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Black-polished bowl with white-filled, incised decoration

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Black, incised white filled decoration. In fragments but nearly complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, Tumulus K XVI, possibly grave 1600. 1914(?): 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 14.1 cm (4 1/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1701

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels