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Conical eggshell-ware bowl

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Eggshell thin, handmade polished ware of Nubian A-Group, with black interior and buff exterior painted with rows of red painted triangles.

Provenance

From Naga Wadi, Nubia (Egypt) cemetery 142. 1910-11: excavated by George A. Reisner for the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia (field no. 142 / 7); assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner

Nubian, Terminal A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Height x rim diameter: 15.5 x 16.2 cm (6 1/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1548

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels