Red-polished hemispherical bowl
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Shellal, Cemetery 7, Grave 327
Rim diameter: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This bowl is hemispherical in shape with a slight flattening towards one side of its rounded base. Both interior and exterior are treated with a burnished dark red slip. The rim is chipped and the body is cracked.
From Shellal. (ASN 7/327/3). 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: June 12, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia