Small Simple Bowl

Accession Number
Current Location
In storage
Object Type
Receptacle/vessel, Bowl
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Twenty-fifth Dynasty
Pottery (Nile silt)
Height: 72mm | Rim Diameter: 92mm | Maximum Diameter: 101mm | Height of Maximum Diameter: 61mm | Base Diameter: 45mm | Vessel Index: 140
Number of Elements

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This simple form bowl has a thick flat base and a restricted rim. It is wheel-made and has string markings on the base, it is made from Nile silt. Half of the body is stained from use. On the rim there is three small cracks. On the base there is a white label with the Accession number 'EC1311' stuck on with glue.

Munsell Chart reading

Base: 2.5YR 5/4 Reddish Brown | Rim: 2.5YR 6/4 Light Reddish Brown

Other Identity
8 (written on base underlined in black pen twice)
Previous Owner
Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome (1853–1936)
Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
Last modified: 25 Mar 2022

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