Cross-lined bowl with zigzags
Predynastic Period, Naqada I (Amratian)
about 4000–3500 B.C.
Height x diameter: 12.5 x 18 cm (4 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pottery: Nile silt ware
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Deep bowl of reddish Nile silt, with red slip and white painted, linear decoration of triangles and chevrons.
Said to be from Sheikh Ali. 1904: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1814-04.1819) for £5. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)
Emily Esther Sears Fund