Sunday, October 26, 2008

Daily Photo - Greywacke vessel

Five pieces of greywacke vessel with ribs of a plant leaf in relief on exterior and plain concave interior; reconstructed with painted polyfilla gap fill to form a three-lobed dish in the form of Ficus caria (fig) with a curved stalk

Period - Dynasty 1 (2890BCE-3100BCE) till Dynasty 2 (2686BCE-2890BCE)
Found at - Abydos

Copyright: Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
University College London
With my thanks

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