Convex bowl with incised triangles

Nubian
A-Group
3100–2800 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.5 x 10.8 cm (2 9/16 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1613

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex bowl with incised triangles. It has a plain rim, and a flat base. The base is also decorated with incised triangles and lines. It is made of red-brown ware, which is slightly glazed. There is a chip broken off the edge.

Provenance

Said to be from Edfu. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for 4 shillings. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund