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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Bowl
Date Made:3600-3200 BCE (Predynastic, Naqada II period)
Type:Container
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware
Place Made:Egypt; Naqada or Ballas
Measurements:overall: 2 x 5 7/8 in.; cm
Accession Number:  MH 1909.23.A
Credit Line:Gift of the American Exploration Society, Philadelphia
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Description:
Shallow, flat-bottomed bowl of orange-buff clay with inside a red-plum color due to polishing or plum-red slip; holes from straw temper.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; containers; vessels; pottery; bowls

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