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Potsherd

Egyptian
Predynastic, Badarian Period
4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, 501

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.417b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body sherd; red-brown ware, black polished outside, brown burnished inside. marked 501.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama 501 [or SO 1]. Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32.
Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart