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Hemispherical cup/bowl

This is a very light buff-colored hemispherical cup/bowl with two prominent rilling lines visible on the exterior.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/124 ). 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: July 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group to C-Group, 3100–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 12.1 cm (2 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3530

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels