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Oval bowl

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Oval bowl. Soft gray ware, roughly hand made; incomplete.

Provenance

From Merimda Beni Salama - 560. 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

Height x width: 7 x 8 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.410

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels