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Convex redware bowl

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Convex redware bowl. It is thin walled. It is a red polished ware bowl of Nubian A-Group. The exterior is painted with a basket pattern. It is composed of rows of linked triangles with hatching in red paint on a white slip background. It has a black interior. It has a small flat base and a...

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From Lower Nubia (142 /1/2). 1910-11: excavated by George Reisner for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt (Accession Date: 1919).

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Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.


Lower Nubia (Sudan)


Height x diameter: 13 x 21 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

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The Ancient World