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Cross-lined carinated bowl

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Carinated bowl of red Nile silt clay, with white-painted, linear decoration.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 11 cm (3 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1817

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels