270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Meroitic Cemetery, K37/2
Diameter: 10.1 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Coarse, rudely shaped, burnished on outside, inside crude band of lotus buds. Red wash on exterior and rim. 9 leaves painted on interior. Pebble burnished.
From Kerma, (Meroitic Cemetery) K37 / 2. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition