Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., W 431

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 16.5 cm (2 15/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.874

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Polished black ware with stamped pattern on flaring rim inside and out. Hand made. Restored by Young, 1932.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., W 431, debris. February 19, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-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