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Fragments of a deep bowl/beaker

Very low-fired redware bowl- in five pieces complete, high horizontal burnish over the interior and exterior surfaces; straw tempered Nile silt; fire cloud on the rounded base area and ash discolourations over much of the interior; heavy wear damage at the interior and exterior base and rim,...

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Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/120/2). 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

Accession Number

19.3275

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels