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Irregularly shaped redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1638

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep, convex bowl (irregularly shaped); slightly concave base; plain rim. Redware (P ware), slipped and burnished exterior and interior, interior vertically burnished. Broken in 9 (nine) total pieces; previously heavily restored. “33” incised below rim.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt 1903 ?

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund