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Vessel fragment decorated with marsh scene

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Shoulder fragment; blue glaze outside; painted with flying birds and flowers. 2 left pieces found in 1600 C4 and one right piece found in 1600 C5.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1600 C4 & C5. 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.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 4.1 x 1.2 cm (5 x 1 5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1255

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels