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MM 16010 :: Potsherd, Sherd

Object description
Sherd of a large bodied pot, vessel. Herring bone pattern with centre line. Well fired, reddish core. Interior has scraping marks. Exterior dark slip, polished apart from decoration. Incision lines tightly juxtaposed.
  • Data elements
Inventory number
MM 16010
Old numbers
E6010
Object
Potsherd; Sherd
Object, Swedish
Skärva; Krukskärva
Country - Findspot
Egypt : Africa
Country, Swedish - Findspot
Egypten
Place - Findspot
Merimde 1933, square F19, 00/13
Material
Clay; Pottery
Material, Swedish
Lera; Keramik
Keyword
Rowl1; Rowland juli-2015; Maczyńska juli-2015
Acquisition
Excavation
Acquisition, Swedish
Utgrävning.
Description
Sherd of a large bodied pot, vessel. Herring bone pattern with centre line. Well fired, reddish core. Interior has scraping marks. Exterior dark slip, polished apart from decoration. Incision lines tightly juxtaposed.
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
Height / Höjd
5 cm
Width / Bredd
9,4 cm
Thickness / Tjocklek
0,9 cm
Dimensions
H. 5 cm, W. 9.4 cm, T. 0.9 cm
Date - Registration
1996-04-26

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