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String core marks inside; faded blue glaze outside with painted scale pattern; pitted in spots. Base and shoulder fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K e 1900, upper debris. January, 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.

Object Place

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 0.8 x 7 cm (1 3/16 x 5/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1289

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels