270 B.C.–A.D. 320
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), W 453
Overall: 22 x 16.9 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is one of at least thirteen small bowls excavated together. It is the only complete one of the group; the rest are in fragmentary condition (and unlocated). Red brown ware, straw marked, red wash.
From Meroe, W 453. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition