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Redware bowl with incised decoration

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Provenance

From Kerma, grave 161 (161/5). 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Kerma, about 2400–2050 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 7 cm (3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2740

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels