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Straight-sided dish with flat base

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 15

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.3425

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large fragment of low-fired redware bowl; flat-based with a slightly flaring rim; dark red paint coating the interior in horizontal red streaks and in a band around the exterior rim edge, some wear at the inner edge of the rim.

Provenance

From Mediq (ASN 79/15/1). 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