Convex redware bowl

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Lower Nubia (Sudan), 142/1/2 ?

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13 x 21 cm (5 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1543

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex redware bowl. It is thin walled. It is a red polished ware bowl of Nubian A-Group. The exterior is painted with a basket pattern. It is composed of rows of linked triangles with hatching in red paint on a white slip background. It has a black interior. It has a small flat base and a plain rim. The rim is chipped, and some fragments of the body are missing. It is broken and mended. It is almost complete.

Provenance

From Lower Nubia (142 /1/2). 1910-11: excavated by George Reisner for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt
(Accession Date: 1919).

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner