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Potsherd

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


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, B

Dimensions

Length: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.415

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rough black ware with rudimentary knob handle. Hand made, straw marked.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - B. 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