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Black-polished bowl with white-filled, incised decoration

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Black; incised and white filled decoration. Broken but nearly complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 1084. 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: 6.9 x 11.1 cm (2 11/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1705

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels