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Archeological Object

Bowl ( 65945)


A bowl with a conical body and with an everted rim and flat bottom. Within the geometric decoration consisting of ten groups of V lines with the summit towards the bottom filled in like a net from the top to the bottom that leave saving red triangles with the apex towards the edge. The design is made with white on red. From the map of the tomb of origin given by Randall MacIver it can be observed that the pottery  was found between the back of the deceased and the wall of the grave. The deceased, whose body had been dismembered before interment, was in the centre of the grave.  There was also a female skeleton, accompanied by two vessels in the grave.

Further information
Identificazione (Label is not translated)
  Inventory number: inv. 65945
Place of discovery
  Place of discovery:

Diggings by the Egypt Exploration Found in el - Amrah; tomb 127, cemetery b

  Title or subject:


Cronologia (Label is not translated)
  Period: Naqada I
Dati_tecnici (Label is not translated)
  Material: Earthenware
  Height: 5,3
  Varie: Conservation status: discreet

 2005-2007, Cappozzo M., “La collezione Egizia del Museo Nazionale Preistorico Etnografico Luigi Pigorini”, in Bullettino di Paletnologia Italiana, Vol. 96, p. 144, scheda 12, fig. 12