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Accessioned as 20.1288a and b. Curved tapering cylinder; blue glazed; practically complete in four fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIIA. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 1.9 cm (7 7/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1288

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements