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Convex bowl with horizontal bands

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Convex bowl with painted horizontal bands. It is polished. The base is very small, but flat. The rim is plain. The interior is blackened. There is a small chip broken off of the rim. It is complete.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt). 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: September 22, 1993)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Height x rim diameter: 19 x 20 cm (7 1/2 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1593

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels