Gourd bowl card

Gourd bowl

20.11.60.3
Bowl made from half a gourd, decorated with engraved linear motifs and geometric designs on the exterior that appear originally to have been whitened with clay. Rim is dark coloured while un-engraved areas have dark orange patina. Engraved decorations are divided into three sections. Base is described in a circle crisscrossed with wavy and straight hatched lines. Middle section is engraved with repeated contour lines. Top section decorated with crosshatched panels alternating with panels containing circle-within-a-rectangle motifs.