Red polished dish with round base
about 2400–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Gedekol), Cemetery 76, Grave 61
Rim diameter: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Large shallow redware bowl, in pieces nearly complete of very low-fire silt with heavy straw temper; rounded base with hatch marks cutting the flat rim edge; heavy wear ash discolouration over the exterior and interior.
From Gedekol (ASN 76/61/5). 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: June 12, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia