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Fragment of a footed bowl

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Cooking pot with feet. Pinkish red ware, in part black through defective firing. Roughly hand made, pink wash outside. Parts of 2 feet preserved.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama. 1928-32, Vienna Academy Excavations; 1933; given to the MFA by Albert Rothbart through the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. (Accession Date: May 1, 1933)

Credit Line

Gift of Albert Rothbart

Egyptian, Predynastic, pre-Badarian, Merimda Culture, 5th millennium B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Merimda Beni Salama, Egypt

Dimensions

Width: 12.7 cm (0.127 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

33.411

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels