Carinated Pottery Bowl

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 to Dynasty 6 (2649-2100 BCE)

Nile silt with calcium temper, well fired; red slip inside and out, not polished

Overall: 7 × 6 15/16 in. (17.8 × 17.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Qau el-Kebir 1900, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


8000-2000 BCE

Object Name


Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


Archaeologist’s ink label on the pot: “24/1900”

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.


Brunton excavations; British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

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