Deep bowl/beaker

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 135

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.3257

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large burnished redware bowl; sliipped with a high horizontal burnish over the interior and exterior. The finish is chipped at the rounded base and the rim unevenly worn.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/135/5). 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia