Bowl card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum



Currently not on display


Black burnished bowl with rounded base. Rim edge cut with lines. Acquired by Sir Henry Wellcome in 1922 from the collection of Rev. William MacGregor, Sotheby's, London, Lot 1783/5: "Five hemispherical Bowls, in black polished terra-cotta, varying from 6 3/4in to 3 5/8in diam, the largest with dentate ornament in incised work just below the flat rim, all found at Meroë in 1910". CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, surface worn, surface loss, pitted, crazed, surface dirt, auction label adhered to surface.