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Pottery scraper (?)

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This object is a thin piece of pottery with pale green glaze, mostly worn off. It is a rough semi-circle with one flat edge and one rounded edge. The rounded edge has incised scoring marks on both surfaces. It looks like a scraper. The material is light brown ceramic.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN94/1). 1909. 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.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian,

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 3.8 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 1 1/2 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

94/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects