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Seven fragments of an object, perhaps a vessel, glazed outside in light and dark blue, partly dark spots, partly plain dark, and partly dark and light stripes.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600C5 (14-1-1276, 1277), K1612-5 (14-2-101), K1621x (14-2-233, 234), K3500 debris (14-2-830). January, February 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 (largest fragment): 7.5 x 5.2 x 1.1 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1297a-g

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels