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Potsherd

Body sherd; red-brown ware, black polished outside, brown burnished inside. marked 501.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Merimda Beni Salama 501 [or SO 1]. Vienna Academy Excavations, 1928-32. Gift of Albert Rothbart, through Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart

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

Findspot

Merimda Beni Salama, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.1 cm (3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.417b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels