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Large redware jar with incised decoration

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This large redware bowl has a textured surface and a band of incised diamond shapes just below the rim. The overall shape is bowl-like but for a narrowing at the top. The rim exhibits some blackening.

Provenance

From Kubban. (ASN 110/23). 1911: 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: August 1, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 16.8 cm (10 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3550

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels