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Bowl

Light red clay with spots of smoke smudge; slipped band of darker red clay around top; plain rim; not quite flat base; covered with a whitish film of salt deposit?; crack near base, otherwise good condition.

Provenance

From Abadiya, H12. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace. (Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Accession Number

99.678

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels