Hemispherical bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 14 cm (2 3/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.4765

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. 1917-1918: 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