Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), W 453

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 16.9 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3221

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is one of at least thirteen small bowls excavated together. It is the only complete one of the group; the rest are in fragmentary condition (and unlocated). Red brown ware, straw marked, red wash.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 453. 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