Clay bowl

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Bowl
Geographical origin unknown
Clay

Donated by the Egyptian Exploration Fund
Museum number 1976-709

Donor unrecorded
Museum number 1975-561

In Pre-Dynastic times the afterlife was considered a copy of life on earth. During this period the dead were buried with everyday objects like this simple bowl, which held food and drink, to high status objects.

Clay bowl
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