pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, Q/150/2
Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile silt ware)
Not On View
Basin; flat bottomed with flaring sides. Brown ware, burnished inside and out, hand made, straw marked.
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)
Gift of Albert Rothbart