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Conical lid with white filled incised dots

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Ware type: Thick gray ware Decoration: three triangular registers of white filled dots Other: Imitation of Nubian style, found primarily in Naqada I contexts.

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2504/5. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena), Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 8.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3963

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels