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Red polished dish with round base

Nubian
C-Group
about 2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Gedekol), Cemetery 76, Grave 61

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3434

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia