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Vessel fragment

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Fragment of vessel. Black line decoration including papyrus flower, lotus petals and flying bird. This fragment has been glued to 20.1238 (14-1-924).

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, 1600 A&B Debris. 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, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 3 x 1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1251

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels