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Bronze bowl; complete except for one missing body fragment. Had one handle (now missing) fastened to the rim by two eyelets which are held by rivets with four circular heads on the interior.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. S. CLII; floor of grave; 1921: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 23.5 cm (3 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12179

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels