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Shallow, convex-sided bowl with flat base

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This bowl has a small flat base with convex sides that end with a straight rim. It is a fine redware bowl in excellent condition, slipped with a high horizontal burnish over the exterior and both a horizontal and vertical burnish over the interior; unevenly flat base and some fire-clouds and ash...

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Provenance

From Gerf Hussein (ASN73/29/1). 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: June 12, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, A-Group, 3100–3000 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3424

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels