Fragment of a footed bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, W O.127

Dimensions

Width: 12.7 cm (0.127 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

33.411

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cooking pot with feet. Pinkish red ware, in part black through defective firing. Roughly hand made, pink wash outside. Parts of 2 feet preserved.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama. 1928-32, Vienna Academy Excavations; 1933; given to the MFA by Albert Rothbart through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
(Accession Date: May 1, 1933)

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart