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Rough ware bowl with flaring rim

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada I
Date:
ca. 3900–3750 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Southern Upper Egypt, Hierakonpolis (Nekhen), Cliff Site (Hk 11), MMA excavations, 1934–35
Medium:
Pottery
Dimensions:
H: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
36.1.145
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition at Hierakonpolis, 1934–35. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

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. 23.

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