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A shallow white cross-lined ware bowl illustrating a man on a boat alongside a hippo and crocodile

Period:
Predynastic, Naqada I
Date:
ca. 3900–3650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt
Medium:
Pottery, paint
Dimensions:
L. 27.2 x W. 19.9 x H. 6.3 cm (10 11/16 x 7 13/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Albert M. Lythgoe, 1935
Accession Number:
35.10
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Donated to the Museum by Mrs. Albert Lythgoe. Acquired by Albert Lythgoe in Egypt before 1905.

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, fig. 10.

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