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Inscribed silver bowl

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El Kurru, Ku IV

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.3 x 18.5 cm (4 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3091

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flat bottomed, vertical sided. Engraved with cartouches of Queen Khensa.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (tomb of Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition