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Deep bowl/beaker

Polished redware small pot with badly corroding finish; two repair holes on either side of a large pressure crack; interior scrapes.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN102/4/1). 1910. 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: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3304

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels