Black incised bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I (Amratian) 3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Tomb 789

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3932

Medium or Technique

Nile silt clay

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dark gray ware; burnished inside and out with incised decoration of lines and dots, filled with white.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 789 [M/789/4]. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition