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Hemispherical coverwith knob at top, concave inside; five holes at edge for attachment; blue glazed over all. Broken, complete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 332 x. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1914: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1300a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels