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Two fitting fragments of a vessel

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Black smoked (?) inside; blue glazed outside with parts of three vertical columns of hieroglyphic inscriptions in dark blue glaze; see 20.1273 (same field number).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, KIIA. March, 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 (a): 8.9 x 4.2 x 1.5 cm (3 1/2 x 1 5/8 x 9/16 in.) Overall (b): 8.5 x 6.5 x 1 cm (3 3/8 x 2 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1282a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels