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Deep Vessel from Africa and Egypt

Vessel, Deep, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (15)

Ampulla (Flask) of Saint Menas, late 500s–mid-700s, Byzantine; Probably made at Abu Menas, near Alexandria, Egypt, Terracotta (27.94.19)
Bowl, late 10th–early 11th century, Probably Egypt, Bluish colorless glass, free-blown and stained; tooled on the pontil; yellow and brown copper and silver stains (1974.74)
Classic Kerma Beaker, Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 13, ca. 1802–1640 B.C., Classical Kerma; From Abydos, Egypt, Garstang excavations, Black-topped red polished ceramic (20.2.45)
Dish in the Form of a Temple, 3rd–5th century, Roman or Byzantine; Found in Carthage (now in Tunisia, North Africa), Rock crystal (55.135.5)
Double-Tiered Vessel (Mukeke), first half of 20th century, Zambia; Lozi peoples, Wood (1978.412.344a–d)
Drinking Cup, ca. 1900–1550 B.C., C-Group; From Faras, Lower Nubia, grave 110, Griffith excavations, Polished black ware with decoration filled with white pigment (13.125.28A)
Footed Bowl, Predynastic Period, probably late Naqada I–early Naqada II, ca. 3750–3550 B.C., Egyptian, Ceramic (10.176.113)
Lidded Basket (Igiseke), 20th century, Rwanda; Tutsi peoples, Dryed grass (1978.412.326a,b)
Lidded Basket (Igiseke), 20th century, Rwanda; Tutsi peoples, Dryed grass (1978.412.327a,b)
Lidded Basket, ca. 1990s, Beauty Nxgongo, South Africa; Zulu, Ilala palm fiber (2000.441a,b)
Lidded Bowl, 17th–18th century, Nigeria; Yoruba, Owo subgroup, Ivory, wood or coconut shell inlay (1991.17.126a, b)
Lotiform Cup, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 B.C., Egyptian, Egyptian faience (26.7.971)
Spherical Jar, Meroitic Period, ca. 100 B.C.–300 A.D., Meroitic, Painted pottery (08.202.47)
Storage Jar, ca. 2000–1600 B.C., C-Group; From Faras, Upper Nubia, grave 3, Griffith excavations, Red and black ware with incised linear decoration (13.125.29)
Vase, Coptic period (3rd–12th century), 8th century, Egypt, Ceramic, painted, unglazed (23.2.74)