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Black-topped redware bowl

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Black top-redware cup; thick-walled with heavy wear damage to finish at rim, base, and inside. Residue on interior surface.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN101/213/2). 1910. 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.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Accession Number

19.3077

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels