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Goose-shaped bowl

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)

Dimensions

Depth x thickness (of walls): 2 x 0.5 cm (13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2326

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shallow bowl in the shape of a cooked goose.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition