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Bronze footed bowl with ring handles

Large shallow bowl, 2 ring handles, 2 feet with incised lines. We have 17 fragments of the bowl. Included are 2 vessel feet. The two ring handles are attached to a falcon with outstretched wings. The remaining fragments are of the body and rim of the vessel.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg. W. 185, no. 11, 1923: 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

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: Handle 15.5 x 9.5 cm (6 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.) Overall: Feet 4 x 4.8 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-101

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels