Straight-sided dish with flat base

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 11

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 15.7 cm (6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3410

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl with a small, flat base and very solid, thick walls; dark red slip; interior is highly burnished; at the base of the interior there is a deep scrath in the surface; some use-wear at the rim edge.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/11/4).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