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Bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic, Badarian Period
4500–3800 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, el-Mustagidda, Tomb 2854

Dimensions

Height: 17.4 cm (6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.51

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep bowl with contracted rim. Brown ware, burnished, surface pitted.

Provenance

From El-Mustagidda, tomb 2854. 1928-29, excavated by the British Museum Expedition to Egypt; given to the British Museum by the government of Egypt; 1955: acquired by the MFA by exchange with the British Museum.

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum