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Black-topped redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 764

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 16.5 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5453

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: black inside to just the area of the rim on exterior.
Vessel Condition: 5 fragments; 95% complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/6]. 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