Burnished pottery bowl

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


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Predynastic Period, Late Naqada II to Early Naqada III

Marl clay with limestone inclusions, pared base

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

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Qau el-Kebir, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


8000-2000 BCE

Object Name


Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


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.


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

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