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Fragment of bowl with mourning godesses

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma
468–463 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri

Accession Number

21.11916

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Out on Loan

On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment of a red polished bowl with painted decoration showing a kneeling goddess in creamy white paint.

Provenance

Nuri, Pyramid 19. 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