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Bowl

Fine drab paste, red polished. Relief decoration on outside. Arretine type. "Opus Sigilata." Partially restored.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid II, Chamber. February 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.753

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels