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Fragments of a bowl

Five joining fragments of a bowl, bowl complete, red black ware, fluted rim.

Provenance

From Gebel Barkal, pyramid 11 NE (foundation deposit). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date June 12, 2008)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan, 315–270 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.3577

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels