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Fragments of a deep bowl/beaker

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 120

Accession Number

19.3275

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Very low-fired redware bowl- in five pieces complete, high horizontal burnish over the interior and exterior surfaces; straw tempered Nile silt; fire cloud on the rounded base area and ash discolourations over much of the interior; heavy wear damage at the interior and exterior base and rim, which is chipped and blackened.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/120/2). 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: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia