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Black-topped redware bowl with incised decoration

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Red-polished, black-topped bowl with a fine dotted pattern in steep zigzag lines.

Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery N, grave 157. April, 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the divisino of finds by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA. (Accession Date: March 27, 1996)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, about 2500–2200 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.8 x 18 cm (4 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11908

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels