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Small footed (tripod) bowl with incised decoration

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This small hemispherical bowl has been provided with three cylcindrical legs that terminate in slightly pulled feet. The rim is straight. Just below the rim a border of regularly spaced incised dots have been added. The underside of the bowl has been scratched with fairly deeply incised...

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Provenance

From Kerma, Cemetery S, grave 33A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: July 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.1 x 8.4 cm (3 9/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.3758

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels