Small hemispherical bowl
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 3 (Queen Naparaye)
Overall: 6.5 x 12 cm (2 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This small hemispherical bowl is fashioned of a light reddish clay fabric. Both the interior and exterior were treated with a red slip and polished, though most of the exterior surface has worn away. Much of the rim has chipped off. The bowl is cracked.
From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid 3 (tomb of Queen Naparaye). 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