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Black-topped redware bowl

Provenance

From Qurta (ASN118/210/3). 1911. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, C-Group, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter:14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3118

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels