Burnished pottery bowl

Egyptian, Qau el-Kebir, Egypt, Africa

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Predynastic Period, Late Naqada II to Early Naqada III

Marl clay with limestone inclusions, pared base

Overall: 3 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (8.9 x 21 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

39.64.6637

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

8000-2000 BCE

Object Name

Vessel

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Archaeologist’s mark "3722" in blue pencil on exterior

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

Old Number

Reading Museum # 3722

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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