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Black-topped redware bowl

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Black-topped, redware pot with elaborate, impressed decoration.

Provenance

From Kerma, Middle Cemetery, tomb KM 3. 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 Sudan. (Accession date: March 22, 1995)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Middle Kerma, about 2050–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.2 x 17.5 cm (4 13/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11864

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels