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Grain

Sample of barley (?); appears fire blackened

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama. 1938-32, 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

Egyptian, Merimda Culture, Neolithic period, Pre-Badarian period, 5th millennium B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Merimde Beni-Salama, Egypt

Accession Number

33.428

Medium or Technique

Grain

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains