Convex-sided bowl with flat base

Nubian
C-Group
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Gedekol), Cemetery 76, Grave 141

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3415

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This bowl, fashioned of a light reddish clay fabric, has a narrow flat base with sides that flare outwards, curving inwards at the top to a straight rim. The rim is chipped. There are no signs of surface treatment. There is a hole in one side and large area of salt crystallization.

Provenance

From Gedekol (ASN76/141/1). 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