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Fragment of bowl. Blue glazed and black line decoration inside and out. (Register says 4 fragments). This piece has been glued to 20.1251, 14-1-1109.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. Tomb 1805 Debris. January, 1914. Excavated by Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; January 1914. Assigned to MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 3 x 0.5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1238

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels