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Redware bowl with potmark

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 24 cm (4 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.124

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: exterior white deposit; vertical burnishing and pitting on interior
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, 2 (two) fragments
Decoration:
Other: wet-incised potmark of three vertical dashes above a horizontal line, near base

Provenance

From Naqada.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie