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Straight-sided dish with flat base

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Redware bowl with a small, flat base and very solid, thick walls; dark red slip; interior is highly burnished; at the base of the interior there is a deep scrath in the surface; some use-wear at the rim edge.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/11/4).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

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3410

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels