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Fragment of a bowl

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 18 (Shebitku)

Dimensions

Thickness: approximately 0.5 cm (3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1808

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a slate bowl with a projecting handle.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 18 (tomb of king Shebitka). 1919: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition