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Convex-sided bowl

This convex-sided bowl has a rounded base

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B500 (Great Temple of Amun), Room 501 (outer court), VII 5, debris. 1920: 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 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 750–270 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 15.7 cm (3 1/8 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4606

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels