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Black-topped redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic, Badarian Period
4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mostagedda, tomb 1215

Dimensions

Overall: 9.4 x 15.5 cm (3 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.60

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Oval bowl with straight sides. BKT, dark red lower part. Fine vertical rippling. Rim incomplete. Thin walls, base rounded. Reconstructed but very fragile; surface chipping around breaks.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Mostagedda, Tomb 1215: Published Mostagedda, Pl.XVII 25 E.
By exchange with British Museum, London

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum