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Miniature blue-glazed faience convex bowl. It is decorated in black rosettes inside and outside with petals. The body is reddish-brown under the glaze. It has a plain rim, which is carinated. It has a small flat base. It is complete.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, S 716. March 22, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x diameter x thickness (of rim): 3.9 x 12.2 x 0.5 cm (1 9/16 x 4 13/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.877

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels