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Model bowl/lid

This is a shallow, hemispherical model bowl or lid of a somewhat coarse clay fabric. The rim is deeply notched to create a pie-rim effect. Common in grave, tomb, and temple contexts, small vessels such as this example are often called "offering bowls/dishes" or, because of their small size,...

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Provenance

Kubban. (ASN 110/46?). 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: September 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Accession Number

19.3649

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels