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Deep convex-sided bowl

Nubian
Napatan Period (?)
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 16.9 cm (5 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4601

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This deep redware bowl has a thick, roughly formed base with slight finger hold marks. It has a straight rim with one fragment broken off and missing. There is one notable crack. The exterior has fired with some irregular pock marks. There are no traces of surface treatments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal. 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 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition