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Deep bowl/beaker

Black top-redware large pot with high, thin walls; interior and exterior horizontal burnish; residue over the inside walls; wear at the base, rim, and inside; rim has a decorative cross-hatch pattern; in pieces (incomplete) at the rim.

Provenance

From Seyala (ASN136/3/6). 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, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3293

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels