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Marl bowl with plain rim and heavy incrustation on the exterior. Pot mark on exterior resembles a double trident. (Note: pot mark is the same as Ashmolean cat. #309, from Naqada)

Provenance

From Abadiya, R 112. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 1, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace. (Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 17.5 cm (3 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.685

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels