Bowl with impressed ankh signs

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 139

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.3 x 13 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1802

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex bowl with impressed ankh signs. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. There is a band of red around the rim of the bowl. There is an incised line below the band of red. The surface is worn. It is complete.

Provenance

From Meroe, tomb W 139. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition