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Large convex-sided bowl/basin

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This bowl/basin is fashioned of a light reddish clay fabric. It has a generally rounded base with a small recessed area at the center the provides its primary sitting surface. The rim is slightly rolled. It is intact.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 15 (tomb of Nastasen)). 1920: 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: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Nastasen, 335–315 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 19.9 x 26 cm (7 13/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.4776

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels