About this object

Open bowl with white line decoration on the interior. Nile-mud red-coated burnished ware. The interior is white and decorated with four chevron patterns and one small part that is a cross lined rectangle shape. It fits in with Petrie's white cross-lined C-ware. Part of the rim is missing and there are many chips on the exterior.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Predynastic Period (Naqada I)
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    About 3900 - 3600 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Mrs E.J.F. Hearne, 1944
  • Collector
    Amy Urlin
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Measurements
    60 mm x 143 mm
  • Note
    Compare with Petrie, 'Diospolis Parva' (1901), p.14, pl. XIV, 27.

    Excavation not recorded but most likely excavated by Professor Flinders Petrie; Mrs Hearne's husband was curator of Littlehampton Museum which received Egyptian material from Miss Amy Urlin, a relation of Professor Flinders Petrie.
  • Related people
    Joyce Hearne (Collector, previous owner); Amy Urlin (Collector)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • Joyce Hearne

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1944
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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