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Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gamai, Tomb 132, No. 6

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 9 cm (2 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.388

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bowl of thin hard buff ware,yellow wash inside and out, close external corrugation. Pinkish drab ware; horizontally ribbed. Broken and mended; small fragments missing.

Provenance

From Gamai, Tomb 132, No. 6. By 1924: Mrs. Oric Bates Collection; 1924: Given by Mrs. Oric Bates to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates