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Faience jar body fragments. The base is pointed. It is blue glazed inside. The outside is glazed in horizontal bands of dark and light blue. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600 C5. 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

Height x width x depth: 6 x 3.6 x 0.6 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1263

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels