Black-topped redware incised bowl

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Dakka, Cemetery 97

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 cm (6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1580

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This vessel is a black-topped redware bowl with black interior. A double chevron pattern forms a band around a plain, straight rim. The rest of the exterior is decorated with groups of incised bands with hatched pattern, all of which carry a white fill. The base is rounded. There is a chip broken off of the rim, but It is otherwise complete. The surface shows some wear.

Provenance

Lower Nubia, Cem. 97, C-Group.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia