Oval bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, 560

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 8 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.410

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Oval bowl. Soft gray ware, roughly hand made; incomplete.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - 560. 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