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Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W743

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 19.5 cm (5 1/2 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.3250

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is one of four bowls of similar type excavated together, of which this is the only one located. It is fashioned of red brown ware, straw-marked, black centered, red washed rim. One cracked, others in fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe, W743. 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 23, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition