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Object Number:E1410
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Ballas (uncertain)
Naqada (uncertain)
Locus: G 164
Period: Egyptian Predynastic Period
Naqada II
Date Made: 3600 BCE
Early Date: -3600
Late Date: -3600
Height: 5.99 cm
Outside Diameter:15.75 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egyptian Research Account; William Flinders Petrie, 1895
Other Number:ES 1410 - Other Number


Black incised ware. Bowl has flaring sides, a rounded rim and a flat base. It is decorated with incised triangular patterns which are filled in with white paste. The bowl's interior is lightly polished.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Lower Egyptian Gallery (1983 - 1996) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 208-09View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Petrie, William M. 1895. Naqada and Ballas.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: plate 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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