Oval red polished bowl with pair of human feet

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Accession Number

03.1954

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shallow bowl made of reddish Nile silt clay with a dark red slip and a base in the form of a pair of human feet.

Provenance

By 1903: with Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor; 1903: purchased from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA (said to be from Naqada).

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund