An early Egyptian utilitarian piece of reddish Nile silt clay, the vessel with round body and wide mouth.
Egypt; First Intermediate Period, C. 2118 - 1980 BC.
Condition: Some chips to the rim as shown in pictures, additional surface deposits.
Provenance: Ex. Charles Mellor, Newquay, Acquired in Egypt in the 1940's.
Ref: Winifred Needler, Predynastic and Archaic Egypt in The Brooklyn Museum, New York: The Brooklyn Museum (1984), pg 179.