Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1/3

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.8 x 15.5 cm (2 1/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4478

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wide bowl with rounded bottom of same fine drab ware, red wash, and burnish.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic cemetery, grave 1/3. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition