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Convex bowl

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Very crudely modeled, sandy clay bowl with an uneven, oval mouth; rounded base; large burn marking over the base of the interior; fire-clouds on the exterior near the rim.

Provenance

From south of Egeba (ASN148/39/1). 1911. 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: June 12, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 12.6 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3441

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels