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Squat, square shape with handles, heavy patina. Badly warped in firing.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave K37. March, 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 cm (2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4027

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels