Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhabale
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 10 (unknown queen)
Overall: 6.8 x 14.2 cm (2 11/16 x 5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This bowl is fashioned of a reddish clay fabric. It has a shallow ring base, convex sides, and a flat, pulled rim. Both interior and exterior surfaces are treated with a red wash/slip. The bowl exhibits a great deal of small brownish discolorations/incrustations. The rim is chipped, but otherwise the bowl is intact.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid 10 (tomb of unknown queen). 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 23, 2006)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition