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Miniature thimble-like bowl

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This very tiny miniature bowl is comprised of a brownish fabric. It has a slightly rounded base, straight sides, and an unworked rim.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/86/9) 1907: 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: July 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Prehistoric Period to Predynastic Period, Naqada, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 2.3 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3518

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels