Base of a pottery bowl



Accession Number
AR50/3255
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Bowl
Period
Second Intermediate Period
Material
Pottery (Nile silt)
Provenance
Egypt, Armant, Grave 1916
Measurements
Height: 57mm | Width: 62mm
Number of Elements
1
Cultures
Egyptian | Nubian
Vienna System
Nile B

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Description

Base of a small ovoid juglet with a knob base. The exterior is coated and burnished, with dark red/brown vertical strokes. The base knob is abraded. The interior surface is grey, left rough, with turning marks visible. While residue (probably salt/fire/skin) is present. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society within Grave 1916 at Armant during the 1935–36 season.

Bibliography

Souza, Aaron M. de 2019. New horizons: the Pan-Grave ceramic tradition in context. Middle Kingdom Studies 9. London: Golden House.

Other Identity
P.775 (written on the object in black ink)
Previous Owners
Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
Excavation Details

Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society within Grave 1916 at Armant during the 1935–36 season.

Acquisition
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 27 Sep 2022

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