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Dish with interior animal decoration

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Concave dish with an interior animal decoration. The base is flat, and the rim is flaring. It is red polished. The animals are painted in white. It is much mended. The surface is worn.

Provenance

Purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA; 1903: acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, 3850–3100 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 15 cm (2 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1581

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels