Tall bowl

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Harsiyotef
404–396 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 34 (Queen Henutirdis)

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 19 cm (7 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.4777

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This tall, slender bowl is fashioned of a light reddish-brown clay fabric. It has a rounded base, convex sides and a this, straight rim. The uppermost body and rim are treated with a red wash and four irregularly spaced incised lines added while turning on a wheel. It is in cracked condition.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 34 (tomb of Queen Henutirdis). 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: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition