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Badly eroded sherds

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 890

Dimensions

not reconstructable

Accession Number

13.5817

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Nile silt
Vessel type: unknown
Profile: unknown
Rim type: unknown
Base: unknown
Surface Condition: extremely fragile and crumbly; dark brown
Vessel Condition: poor; 3 larger fragments and a bad of associated debris
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 890 [M/890/2]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition