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Burnished redware beaker with incised rim

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This redware beaker with almost straight sides has been burnished to create a streaky, almost wavy pattern. Closely spaced incised lines have been applied to the rim.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/50). 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: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 9.3 cm (8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3462

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels