Bowl with incised decoration

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 139

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.8 x 10.4 cm (2 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.3346

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine pinkish clay with red slip preserved at rim, finely exeuted incised decoration of uraei around rim and wavy line pattern below. Bottom smooth. Large area of restoration on bottom.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) tomb 139. 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession Date: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition