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Black-topped redware oval dish

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Black-topped redware oval dish (boat shaped) with a red exterior and black interior. Plain rim, round but slightly flattened base, convex profile.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 27.5 cm (2 3/16 x 10 13/16 in.) (shorter side is 20.5)

Accession Number

03.1586

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels