Shallow, convex-sided bowl with flat base
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Gerf Husein, Cemetery 73, Grave 29
Rim diameter: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)
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This bowl has a small flat base with convex sides that end with a straight rim. It is a fine redware bowl in excellent condition, slipped with a high horizontal burnish over the exterior and both a horizontal and vertical burnish over the interior; unevenly flat base and some fire-clouds and ash discoloration at the base and the interior rim. Exterior potmarking and use-wear at the rim.
From Gerf Hussein (ASN73/29/1). 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)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia