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Cover of a Hes vase, blue glazed; two vertical lines of hieroglyphs on side.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, II B. January, 1914. Excavated by Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts expedition, January 1914. Assigned to 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, Nubian (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.7 x 4.8 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1292

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels