Black-topped bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic, Badarian Period
4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mostagedda, tomb 434

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 19 cm (2 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.54

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wide shallow bowl with straight sides. Black-topped brown ware, black interior, burnished. Coarse rippling on lower part. Rim chipped. Very thin walls; fragile; broken and mended.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Mostagedda, Tomb 434: Published Mostagedda, Pl.XIV,5,1
By exchange with British Museum, London

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum