Black-topped redware incised bowl

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, el-Sheima el-Saghira, Cemetery 118, Grave 189

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 12.6 cm (3 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1584

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This convex, black-topped red polished bowl is decorated with an incised banded pattern. It is restored from three pieces.

Provenance

From Qurta (ASN118/189?/2). 1911. 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: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia