Black-topped red polished bowl with incised decoration
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 387
Overall: 17.3 x 24.7 cm (6 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)
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This black topped red polished bowl has a band of triangular shapes incised just below the rim. Double punctated lines are also incised lightly on the body, running at regular intervals vertically from the rim down to the base. Exterior burnish is both horizontal and vertical; interior is smoothed in a horizontal stroke pattern. Pot is complete, but in pieces; there are two repair holes bored into two of the fitting rim sherds.
From Dakka (ASN 101/387). 1910. 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 1, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia