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White cross-lined ware bowl with geometric patterns

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada I
Date:
ca. 3700–3650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
No measurement
Credit Line:
Gift of Helen Miller Gould, 1910
Accession Number:
10.130.1174
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Formerly in the collection of the Reverend Chauncey Murch (died 1907). Collected between 1883 and 1906 while Murch was a missionary in Egypt. Collection purchased by the Museum from the Murch family with funds provided by Helen Miller Gould, 1910.

Mace, Arthur C. 1911. "The Murch Collection of Egyptian Antiquities." In The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 1 (January, Supplement), p. 23, fig. 16.

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