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Faience bowl with cows from el-Kurru

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Bowl. Blue glaze. Relief decoration inside: 4 bulls walking left; central disc Hathor cow lying aong papyrus reeds. Restored, parts missing.

Provenance

From El-Kurru: Ku 55. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, 1075–656 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.4 x 16.4 cm (1 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1089

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels