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Convex bowl with incised triangles

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Convex bowl with incised triangles. It has a plain rim, and a flat base. The base is also decorated with incised triangles and lines. It is made of red-brown ware, which is slightly glazed. There is a chip broken off the edge.


Said to be from Edfu. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for 4 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

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Emily Esther Sears Fund

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–2800 B.C.


Height x diameter: 6.5 x 10.8 cm (2 9/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

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The Ancient World