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Egg-shaped vessel. Small vertical neck and mouth. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: From Kerma 334 / 57, February 1914.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, The Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .089 D. .060

Accession Number

20.1149

Medium or Technique

Anhydrite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels