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Cretan pot, black glazed

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Black glazed bowl; worn and mended. Carinated profile, with a round base, and a plain, slightly inverted rim.

Provenance

From Abydos Temple, Locus M 193? (marked on vessel). 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 11 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1781

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels