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Vessel fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, Q/150/2

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.412

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Basin; flat bottomed with flaring sides. Brown ware, burnished inside and out, hand made, straw marked.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - Q/150/2. 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