Egyptian Balla Pottery

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 04 April 2016

Ballas ware ovoid pottery pot; they had constricted neck and almost vertical collar above. The surface was incised with decorations. From tomb 263 at El-Kab, Egypt. 12th Dynasty, 1991–1803 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).



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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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