Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W316

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 20.5 cm (4 1/8 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3244

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flaring bowl, red brown ware, wheel made, incised line around rim inside, straw-marked. Few fragments missing.

Provenance

From Meroe, W316. 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.

(Accession Date: August 22, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition