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Bowl with flaring rim and central medallion

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Vessel; Bronze. Bowl; large flaring rim with foot and two handles. In center inside a medallion showing relief scene of Actaeon and Dogs.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyr. N. XVIII, March 23, 1921. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Amanikhatashan, A.D. 62–85

Object Place

Begrawiya, Nubia, Sudan

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 472; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 125 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 35 cm (5 5/16 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.979

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels