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ID number:  ECM 1206
Named collection:  The Eton Myers Collection
Title / Object name:  Stone Bowl
Object type:  Vessel
Culture:  Egyptian
Collector:  Myers, William Joseph
Materials:  Basalt
Provenance:  Unknown

High bowl of black basalt, flaring sides incurving slightly at top, flat base

Bibliography:  Lucas, A. 1962. Ancient Egyptian Materials and Industries, 4th ed., rev. J. R. Harris (London: Edward Arnold and Mineola, New York.

Notes:  The use of basalt for vessels and vases can be traced back to the Neolithic period (Lucas 1962: 65).

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Myers, William Joseph
British
1858-08
1899-10-30
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