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Bowl

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Likely Ku 53 (Queen Tabiry)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 12 cm (3 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.4509

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This bowl is fashioned of a brown clay fabric, the surfaces of which have fired to a beige color. It has a rounded base and flaring sides that curve up to a straight rim. Some pieces have broken off of the upper body and rim.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, likely Ku 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 23, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition