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Three-footed black-topped red polished bowl

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Through the addition of three short feet, this semicircular bowl with modeled, bulging rim resembles the figure vessels from Kerma (cat. 98). (Sudan catalogue) Black-topped red-polished basin with three feet; thickened rim. (Card) This bell-shaped (or ‘tulip’) beaker is made of red polished...

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Provenance

From Kerma, Tumulus III, grave 330. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: February 1, 1914)

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 diameter: 11.1 x 18.5 cm (4 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2020

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels