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Potsherd reused as a weight

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


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, S6-150

Dimensions

Length: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.417a

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools and equipment

Gray-brown ware with drilled hole, dark brown burnished outside, rough inside. Marked: S6-150

Markings

S6-150

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - S6-150. 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