Bronze bowl

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 141

Dimensions

4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: H. 4.9 cm; D. 12.3 cm

Accession Number

1991.1115

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bronze bowl with raised central boss

Provenance

From Karanog, tomb G 141. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.

(Accession date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange