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White cross-lined ware vase with plant designs

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada I
Date:
ca. 3900–3700 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
H: 28 cm (11 in.); diam: 11.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.182.16
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Purchased in Egypt from Ghirgis and Abd el-Nour Ghabriel, 1912.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 17-18, fig. 9.

Cox, Warren E. 1979. The Book of Pottery and Porcelain, 1. 1979. New York: Crown Publishing, p. 10, fig. 11.

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