Small carinated bowl

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Meroitic Cemetery, grave 35

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 12.6 cm (3 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3942

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small carinated bowl is fashioned of a reddish-brown clay fabric. It has a disc base and a straight rim. Two incised lines are on the body. The point of carination is low on the body.

Provenance

From Kerma, Meroitic Cemetery, grave 35. 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.

(Accession date: August 3, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition