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Black-topped redware bowl

Large squat black top-redware bowl with horizontal burnish inside and out, and very little wear.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/165/5). 1908. 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

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 21.4 cm (8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3241

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels