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Shallow plate

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This shallow plate has been treated with red slip on both interior and exterior surfaces. The upper surface of the rim is decorated with regularly spaced brown-black painted dots.

Provenance

From Qurta (ASN122/49/3). 1911. 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: August 2, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, X-Group, about 4th–6th century A.D.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 28 cm (1 3/4 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

19.3565

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels