Conical eggshell-ware bowl

Nubian
Terminal A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Height x rim diameter: 15.5 x 16.2 cm (6 1/8 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.1548

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Eggshell thin, handmade polished ware of Nubian A-Group, with black interior and buff exterior painted with rows of red painted triangles.

Provenance

From Naga Wadi, Nubia (Egypt) cemetery 142. 1910-11: excavated by George A. Reisner for the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia (field no. 142 / 7); assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner