Convex bowl

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein, Cemetery 73, Grave 99

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3442

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Very fine-walled, buff-pink oval shaped bowl, small fire-clouds and ash discoloration; pebble-smoothed walls; straw markings and some veg. burnout.

Provenance

From Gerf Hussein (ASN 73/99/1). 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