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Deep bowl/beaker

Tall silt pot with straw temper; ash-burn discolouration over the interior and exterior. The rim is chipped and in pieces, and shows some use-wear; the exterior surface is scratched.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN79/198/1). 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: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3331

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels