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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Bowl
Date Made:4000-3600 BCE (Predynastic, Naqada I period)
Type:Container
Materials:Ceramic; earthenware with slip
Place Made:Egypt; Abydos, Cemetery U, tomb 21, excavations of 1910-1911
Measurements:Overall: 1 1/2 in x 5 in; 3.8 cm x 12.7 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1911.U.21.2.AII
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
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Description:
Open bowl of dark red-brown clay with white cross-lined geometric decoration on the interior, forming seven cross-hatched triangles. Interior surface polished to a plum color before decoration. Plain exterior, flat bottom.

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

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