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Black-topped redware bowl

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Black top-redware with wear and exposure damage, crusty brown material adheres to the interior surface; chipping at the rim.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/ 78/1). 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. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group to C-Group, 3100–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3180

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels