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Spouted black-topped red-polished vessel

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Handmade vessel, beautiful form with long spout and two pierced handles; thin gray paste red polished black top exterior with supplementary band; interior dull.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, southern cemetery, KX, grave K1052, Su/876. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; December 4, 1913: awarded 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.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4102

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels