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Small deep bowl

This small deep bowl is fashioned of a reddish clay fabric. It has a flat base with generally straight sides that flare outwards to a straight rim.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 1 (tomb of an unknown king), SW foundation deposit. 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Late Napatan Period, 362–342 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 12.2 cm (3 9/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4502

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits