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Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W284

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 9.5 cm (2 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-252

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small bowl, red-brown ware. Straw marked, red wash. Outside at top, horizontal bands, white and dark brown paint. Broken and mended, almost complete.

Provenance

From Meroe, W284. 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