Small hemispherical bowl
about 750–270 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 704
Overall: 8.3 x 13 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small hemispherical bowl is fashioned of a deep pinkish clay fabric treated with a red wash. There is a slight irregularity to its rounded base. The rim has one chip. Both the interior and exterior surfaces exhibit the substantial presence of black discolorations, possibly from use.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 704. 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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition