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Vessel fragment

Two fragments of a green glazed bowl. Decorated with dark blue line. Inside: gazelle and papyrus plants. Outside: lotus petals.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Under Taharqa Temple, room M. January, 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1929: accessioned by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

29.1171

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels