viernes, 15 de julio de 2016

Bowl with running spiral decoration

Bowl with running spiral decoration
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K I (Lower Deffufa)
Black ware krater handmade of low-fired Nile alluvial clay, burnished black with incised decoration filled with red and white pigment. Decoration includes running spirals and lotus blossoms, with a rosette on the base. Inscription on the base has been translated by G. Posener as “To Humbaba.” Mended and restored in 1941

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