Miniature bowl

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S 523

Dimensions

Height x diameter x thickness (of rim): 4.4 x 11.8 x 0.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 5/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.876

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature convex bowl. It is made of blue-glazed faience. It is decorated in black with lotus flower designs inside and petals outside. It has a plain squared rim and a small flat base. It is complete.

Provenance

From Semna, S 523. March 2, 1924:excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition