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Black-topped redware bowl

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein, Cemetery 73, Grave 96

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 14.5 cm (5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3235

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Highly polished black-topped redware bowl with flat, concave base; ripple burnish; and fire-clouds over the exterior.

Provenance

From Gerf Hussein (ASN 73/96/1). 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia