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Bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Building 100, room 101

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 16 cm (3 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4607

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This bowl has convex sides, giving it a shallow hemispherical shape. The interior and exterior are treated with a red wash. It is broken with some pieces missing. Two fragments remains: one large and one small.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 100, room 101. 1916: 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 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition