Ure Museum Database



Browse
Accession_Number E.62.26
adlib_title Egyptian bowl
Shape Bowl
Shape_description
Material Terracotta
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Polished red pottery bowl, faced with (black) haematite (iron oxide) and burnished. Much red pigment remaining (outer surface). Flat base and flared sides (cf. E.65.3 for shape)
Inscriptions
Condition Intact, two large chips out of the lip next to each other. Small amounts of white deposit on the outside. There is also a small amount of wearing of the red pigment.
Technique/Style
Provenance Unknown
Period Predynastic (?)
Date Before 3100
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0124.jpg
2002.98.0124.jpg
Top view of the interior of an Egyptian bowl.
2002.98.0125.jpg
2002.98.0125.jpg
Oblique view of an Egyptian bowl.
2002.98.0126.jpg
2002.98.0126.jpg
Oblique view of an Egyptian bowl, showing chips.
2006.20.0081.jpg
2006.20.0081.jpg

Comparanda
Bibliography RUCR II p101
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 6.1
Diameters Mouth: 14.0, base: 5.3
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Timeline 1a bottom
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 19.08.2002; 18.01.2006
The Ure Museum is part of
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH