Convex bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 35

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 14.9 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3436

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small, fine-walled redware bowl with rounded base; fire-clouds on the exterior and some wear at the thin flat rim. The exterior is horizontally burnished.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/35/1). 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: June 12, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia