Potsherd reused as a weight
pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Merimda Beni Salama, S6-150
Length: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile silt ware)
Not On View
Gray-brown ware with drilled hole, dark brown burnished outside, rough inside. Marked: S6-150
From Merimda Beni Salama - S6-150. 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