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MM 16002 :: Potsherd, Sherd

Object description
Sherd with a herring bone pattern void of a centre line. Well fired ware, reddish brown core. Pattern originally deep, now heavily eroded. Once part of a large bodied vessel.
  • Data elements
Inventory number
MM 16002
Old numbers
E6002
Object
Potsherd; Sherd
Object, Swedish
Skärva; Krukskärva
Country - Findspot
Egypt : Africa
Country, Swedish - Findspot
Egypten
Place - Findspot
Merimde 1931:1914, discovered in square T6, depth:180 cm.
Material
Clay; Pottery
Material, Swedish
Lera; Keramik
Keyword
Rowl1; Rowland juli-2015; Maczyńska juli-2015
Acquisition
Excavation
Acquisition, Swedish
Utgrävning.
Description
Sherd with a herring bone pattern void of a centre line. Well fired ware, reddish brown core. Pattern originally deep, now heavily eroded. Once part of a large bodied vessel.
Condition
Fragmentary
Period
Merimde (c.4800-c.4300 BC), Predynastic Period
Period, Swedish
Merimde (ca.4800-ca.4300 f Kr), Fördynastisk tid
Name - Photographer
Ljungkvist, Anders
Description
Anders Ljungkvist.
Source - http
collections.smvk.se
Comments
This object was studied by Josh Emmitt 2014
Publications
Larsen, Hjalmar, Verzierte Tongefäßscherben aus Merimde Benisalame in der ägyptischen Abteilung des Mittelmeermuseums in Stockholm, OrSu, Vol.VII, (1958), Uppsala, 1959, p.9, fig.2
PhotoNegNo
1728, 814
Height / Höjd
4,5 cm
Width / Bredd
5 cm
Thickness / Tjocklek
0,8 cm
Dimensions
H. 4.5 cm, W. 5 cm, T. 0.8 cm
Date - Registration
1996-04-25

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