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Polished black top-redware cup with fine, thin walls; residue adhering to the interior black polished surface; exterior horizontal burnish; pointing, rounded base; chipped at the rim with wear all around.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN103/41). 1910. 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: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3285

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels