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Oval basin

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This is a somewhat bulky, oval-shaped basin fashioned of a coarse red clay fabric. The base is flat and splays out slightly at some edges because of the rough modeling. The rim is plan and unworked; near the midpoints of the two longer sides, however, the upper surface of the rim is notched with...

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Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 32 (tomb of Queen Akhrasan), stairs in entrance. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; (Accession Date: September 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Malowiebamani (?), 463–435 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 37.7 cm (5 1/2 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.4778

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels