A bowl is a vessel that is a round container used to serve food.  By using Anna Shepard's criteria a bowl is described as an open form where the height is less than the diameter.  The angle of the sides from the base are between 20 and 90 degrees.    

This category matches Woolley's published ceramic vessel typology Nos. 4-6; 18-27; 29-30; 249.  It matches the metal vessel typology Nos. 1-11; 15-17; 27-35; 86-91; 95-96; 116-118.  It matches the stone vessel typology Nos. 13-27; 31-59; 95-97; 99; 102-104.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
977 (none) (none) B14978 Stone bowl.
9771 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl Hemispherical in good condition.
9772 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl [Type] III
9774 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl Hemispherical Inverted over the mouth of a clay pot type (broken) III
9792 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl. Part of base missing.
9793 (none) 1928,1010.435 (none) Limestone Bowl. (broken) The stone very badly decayed and all the surface perished.
9794 (none) (none) B17141 Limestone Bowl. Broken into 5 pieces. Surface decayed.
9797 (none) 1928,1010.129 (none) Silver Bowl Oval form With engraved line round rim and 3 slightly raised ribs [drawing] It forms part of a mass of broken copper vessels corroded together, and the full details of it cannot be seen. (nos. 11-14 in Field Notes) [Type] LXXXVII
9802 (none) 1928,1010.438 (none) Bowl. White limestone.
9831A (none) (none) (none) [A] Copper Bowl Hemispherical [B] Finger bones found within. Traces of a finely textured garment remain on the bowl Type III
9832 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl Hemispherical Type III
9833A (none) (none) (none) [A] Copper Bowl Long handle perforated at end to admit a copper ring [B] Finger bones found within [C] Copper finger ring adheres to inside of bowl Type__
9835 (none) (none) (none) Stone Bowl Limestone White Type LIV
9836 (none) (none) (none) Copper Cauldron Part of rim broken Raised bottom Type II
9837A (none) (none) (none) Copper Pin Elongated knob head Rounded in section below, square above [drawing] Type I
9841 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl Hemispherical Type III
9857 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bucket With handle Type__
9888 (none) (none) (none) Stone Bowl Calcite Translucent Type__
9899 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl Flattened hemispherical Part of rim broken, small portion missing Type III
9929 (none) 1928,1010.396 (none) Copper Situla With loops for a wire handle Type LXXXIX
996A (none) 1923,1110.51, 1923,1110.52, 1923,1110.53 (none) Stone bowl. grey steatite. Broken. Hemispherical with projecting spout square in section and pierced by a hole below the rim. Rim decorated with diagonal stripes, round sides, below rim, a band of compass-drawn incised circles.
996B (none) (none) (none) Stone Bowl. Grey Steatite Broken. Hemispherical with Projecting spout square in section and pierced by a hole below the rim. Rime decorated with diagnonal stripes: Round sides, belwo rim, a band of compass-drawn incised circles.
9974 (none) (none) (none) Copper Bowl Much distorted but probably hemispherical [Type] III


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