Incised convex black bowl

Nubian
C-Group
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Dakka, Cemetery 101, Grave 61, Number 7

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 10 cm (2 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1596

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Incised convex black bowl. It is polished. Incised lines form a diamond pattern decoration on the bowl. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. There is a chevron pattern around the rim. It is complete.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt), Cemetery 101, grave 153 (101/153/1). 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: September 22, 1993)

Credit Line

Gift of George A. Reisner