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Fragment of a decorated jar

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Faience body fragment of a decorated jar. It has a fine blue glaze. There is a decorated rough geometric pattern. There are some chips broken off of the fragment. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIX. 1913: 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.4 x 7 x 1.6 cm (3 11/16 x 2 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4260

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels