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Straight-sided dish with flat base

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Provenance

From Biren (Egypt)(ASN 30/38/1)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, Likely Prehistoric Period, about 6000–3100 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3416

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels