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Bowl

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K37/2

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.1 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4028

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse, rudely shaped, burnished on outside, inside crude band of lotus buds. Red wash on exterior and rim. 9 leaves painted on interior. Pebble burnished.

Provenance

From Kerma, (Meroitic Cemetery) K37 / 2. 1913: 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