Rim sherd of a pottery vessel used as a spade sherd
- Accession Number
- Current Location
- In storage
- Object Type
- Predynastic P ware
- Predynastic Period
- Naqada I to Naqada II
- Egypt, Armant
- Number of Elements
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A body sherd of a pottery vessel. It originates from Armant. It was found in 1997 in a box of four sherds labelled 'Armant 1 Spade Sherds'. Spade sherds are so-called as they show signs of having been used for digging.
Needler, W., 'Predynastic and Archaic Egypt in the Brooklyn Museum' p.179.
- Previous Owners
- Egypt Exploration Society | University College London
- Excavation Details
Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society at Armant during the 1936–37 season.
- Assumed long-term loan, The Wellcome Trust (15 Feb 1971)
- Last modified: 05 Mar 2021