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Vessel with ram-headed spout

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Red polished brown ware. Spherical form with wide mouth and bow handle over top. Spout in the form of a ram's head. Broken and mended, nearly complete.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 325-3. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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

Height x diameter: 22 x 20.3 cm (8 11/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1714

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels