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Pot and bead net

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Spherical red pottery jar with disc cover, in net of faience beads, blue, white, and red, in patterns. Three boxes of detached beads and fragments. See also 20.1569g for additional box of beads.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1604-16. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 1914; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Egypt

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 5/16 x 4 15/16 in. (13.5 x 12.5 cm)

Accession Number

20.1569a-c

Medium or Technique

Pottery, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels