Egyptian / Vessel / ca. 3450?3300 B.C.Egyptian
ca. 3450?3300 B.C.

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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Name-CRT: Egyptian
Title: Vessel
View: Principal view
Creation Start Date: 0
Creation End Date: 2
Creation Date: ca. 3450?3300 B.C.
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Painted pottery
Dimensions: H. 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)
Description: The images on this vessel represent important social or religious events, the precise significance of which is not perfectly understood. Two male and two female figures stand aboard a boat, which is depicted with oars and two cabins. In the areas surrounding the boat are mountains, birds that may represent flamingos, plants, and water.
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York
ID Number: 20.2.10
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1920
Copyright: Copyright ? 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All rights reserved.
Style or Period: Predynastic Period, Naqada II
AMICA ID: MMA_.20.2.10
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright (c) 2002 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. All Rights Reserved

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