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Worked potsherds

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


Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, S)-1 [33.418a]

Dimensions

Diameter a: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.) Diameter b: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.418a-b

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rough brown ware, straw marked. Roughly rounded for use as pot-lids ?

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - S)-1 (33.418 a). 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