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Small convex-sided cup/bowl

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 702

Dimensions

Overall: 10.4 x 10.4 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4489

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This small bowl has a rounded base and convex sides. It is fashioned of a light redware fabric. Much of the exterior is heavily blackened. The base also has a textured mud coating. One large and one small fragment have broken off but are still present.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 702. 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 the Sudan.

(Accession Date: August 23, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition