Straight-sided dish with flat base

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 136

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 25.8 cm (10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3411

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl- unevenly rounded with a flat base; interior is horizontally burnished as well as the exterior rim area; fire-clouds over the exterior and the sides of the base; wear at the rim edges; incised design on the exterior surface of a boat and figures.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN79/136/1). 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