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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Egypt
Creator Active Place: Egypt
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada I-IIa period, 4500-3000 BC
Title: White cross-lined bowl
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -450
Creation End Date: -400
Creation Date: 4500-4000 B.C.E.
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Vessels
Materials and Techniques: Nile silt
Dimensions: Diameter: 18.1cm, Diameter of mouth: 13.7cm, Overall: 6.7cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1920.2008
Credit Line: Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Context: This pottery vessel is the oldest object in the Egyptian galleries. The abstract decoration features the sun on the side and a turtle underneath. The turtle was considered the enemy of the sun god because it preferred the murky river bottom to the sunlight
AMICA ID: CMA_.1920.2008
AMICA Library Year: 1998
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Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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