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Large high-fired bowl with high walls and a flat base; interior is vertically burnished, exterior is horizontally burnished; use wear only at the rim. There is a long, triangular potmark scratched in one side.

Provenance

Tondi. (ASN 12/3). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: August 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Coptic, 5th–7th century

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 28 cm (4 5/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

19.3549

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels