Convex-sided bowl with flat base

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 7, Grave 135

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 17.9 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3448

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular deep redware bowl of straw-tempered Nile silt; horizontal burnish and dark red slip over the interior and exterior; a set of drilled repair holes near the rim and fire clouds over the base; some wear at the rim and vegetable matter adhered to the interior surface.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN79/135/11). 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