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Hemispherical bowl

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 14.8 cm (2 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4770

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a fairly small, wide, and shallow hemispherical bowl that is treated with creamy white slip on both interior and exterior.

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