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Convex-sided bowl with flat base

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Globular deep redware bowl of straw-tempered Nile silt; horizontal burnish and dark red slip over the interior and exterior; a set of drilled repair holes near the rim and fire clouds over the base; some wear at the rim and vegetable matter adhered to the interior surface.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN79/135/11). 1908. 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

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

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3448

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels