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Oval red polished bowl with pair of human feet

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Shallow bowl made of reddish Nile silt clay with a dark red slip and a base in the form of a pair of human feet.

Provenance

By 1903: with Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor; 1903: purchased from Mohamed Mohassib, Luxor, by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA (said to be from Naqada).

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Accession Number

03.1954

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

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Vessels