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Double vase

Red surface; double mouth, black tops; single body; good condition.


From el-Mahasna, Tomb H. 39. 1908-09, excavated by Edward R. Ayrton and W. L. S. Loat for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1909)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Object Place for Label


el-Mahasna, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware


The Ancient World