Small hemispherical bowl
about 750–270 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 704
Overall: 8.6 x 13.1 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small hemispherical bowl is fashioned of a pinkish clay fabric. The interior and exterior surfaces have been treated with a red slip and well polished. A whitish muddy wash subsequently coated portions of the vessel. There is a slight irregularity to its rounded base. The exterior has some black discolorations, while the interior has some incrustations of sand.
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