Bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, el-Mustagidda, Tomb 2220

Dimensions

Height: 13.1 cm (5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.59

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse bowl of heavy brown ware, much blackened.

Provenance

From El-Mustagidda, tomb 2220. 1928-29, excavated by the British Museum Expedition to Egypt; given to the British Museum by the government of Egypt; 1955: acquired by the MFA by exchange with the British Museum.

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum