This is a black-topped redware bowl. The red surface treatment shows a degree of polish similar to that of the classic black-topped red polished ware that is characteristic of the Classic Kerma period.
From Kerma, Cemetery S, tomb K 307. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)
Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition