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Small hemispherical bowl

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This small hemispherical bowl is fashioned of a brownish clay fabric treated with a red wash. Both the interior and exterior surfaces exhibit the substantial presence of black discolorations, possibly from use. The interior is partially coated with white to beige incrustations; the exterior base...

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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: 8.8 x 13.4 cm (3 7/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.4485

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels