Deep bowl/beaker

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 147

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3259

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large straw tempered Nile silt bowl with rounded base and high, thin walls; fire-clouds and ash markings; one large chip in the base exterior; pebble smoothed.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/147/5). 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