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Bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B21 b

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 11 cm (1 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.727

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Straight-sided Nile silt bowl, with a wide mouth, interior polish, and plain rim. Broken and restored with plaster covering the entire exterior.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B21b. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription