Dish or bowl handle

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–643 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 111

Dimensions

8.2 x 5 cm (3 1/4 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12066

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dish or handle; coiled rop design on horizontal part. was attached to vessel by 4 rivets. fixed in upright position. small bird perched on handle looking towards center.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 111. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition