Miniature thimble-like bowl

Egyptian
Prehistoric Period to Predynastic Period, Naqada
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 86

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 2.3 cm (13/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3518

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This very tiny miniature bowl is comprised of a brownish fabric. It has a slightly rounded base, straight sides, and an unworked rim.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/86/9) 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession Date: July 6, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia