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This bowl is fashioned of a somewhat coarse, drag redware clay fabric with a bright orangish-pink wash. It has a shallow ring base with convex sides that rise to a rolled rim. Part of the exterior has beige to brown earthy incrustations adhering to it. Areas of the interior and exterior are...

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From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building B 500 (Great Temple of Amun), B 500A. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession Date: August 23, 2006)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 750–270 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 7.8 x 15.8 cm (3 1/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

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The Ancient World