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Red polished ware of Nubian A-Group. Red painted pattern of haphazard brush strokes in rows.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt). 1919: 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.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Height x rim diameter: 18.5 x 20.2 cm (7 5/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1544

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels