Bowl with cows

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
1075–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Kurru 55

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.4 x 16.4 cm (1 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1089

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bowl. Blue glaze. Relief decoration inside: 4 bulls walking left; central disc Hathor cow lying aong papyrus reeds. Restored, parts missing.

Provenance

From El-Kurru: Ku 55. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition