Faience bowl

Egyptian
Late New Kingdom
1250–1080 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El-Kurru, Tumulus 1

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5 x 14 cm

Accession Number

21.11724

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragmentary shallow bowl in blue-green faience, now restored. On the inside in black line decoration is a scene of a seated man facing right. Only seven fragments were preserved; mended and restored by W.J. Young in 1951.

Provenance

From El-Kurru; Tum. l. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition