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Rim sherd

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


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, 56-80

Dimensions

Overall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

33.416a

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment of large vessel, red-brown ware, hand made, burnished outside only.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - 56-80. 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