Black incised bowl

Egyptian
Early Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 123

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 13.7 cm (3 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.321

Medium or Technique

Pottery

On View

Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark ground; hand worked; geometrical designs incised in the surface, both exterior and interior; broken and mended.

Provenance

Mesaid tomb 123 [M/123/3]. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition