Bowl

Nubian
Naptan
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XIII, Ku 13, outside, In angle that enclosing walls of Pyr. XIII & XIX

Dimensions

Diameter: 36.3 cm (14 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2812

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Gray granite. Chip missing from rim.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Ku 13, Pyramid XIII, outside in angle that enclosing walls of Pyramid XIII and XIX (refer to objext register for more detail). March 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition