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Large straw tempered Nile silt bowl with rounded base and high, thin walls; fire-clouds and ash markings; one large chip in the base exterior; pebble smoothed.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/147/5). 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

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

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3259

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels