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Small hemispherical bowl

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This small hemispherical bowl is fashioned of a deep pinkish clay fabric treated with a red wash. There is a slight irregularity to its rounded base. The rim has one chip. Both the interior and exterior surfaces exhibit the substantial presence of black discolorations, possibly from use.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 704. 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, Napatan Period, about 750–270 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.3 x 13 cm (3 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.4484

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels