Convex-sided bowl with flat base

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 25

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 15.3 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

19.3444

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl of low-fire silt with crude hand-modeling; rounded base; unevenly worn rim; fire-clouds and large chunk missing from exterior surface near the base.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/25/2). 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