Fragments of a deep bowl/beaker
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 120
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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.
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)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia