Hemispherical bowl

Nubian/Christian
Post-Meroitic/Byzantine Period
A.D. 364–476


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 31 (Queen Sakaaye), stairs

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 15.8 cm (2 3/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.4763

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a somewhat wide, shallow hemispherical bowl that is treated with a thick red slip on both interior and exterior surfaces.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 31 (tomb of Queen Sakaaye), stairs. 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: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition