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Black-topped red polished bowl with incised decoration

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 387

Dimensions

Overall: 17.3 x 24.7 cm (6 13/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.3551

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia