Hemispherical bowl

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 25 (Queen(?) Maletaral II)

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 15.4 cm (1 15/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4769

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 25 (tomb of Queen(?) Maletaral II). 1917: 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