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Small deep bowl

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This small deep bowl is fashioned of a reddish clay fabric. It has a flat base with generally straight sides that flare outwards to a straight rim.


From el-Kurru, pyramid 1 (tomb of unknown king), NW foundation deposit. 1919: 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Late Napatan Period, 362–342 B.C.


el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 8.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Foundation deposits