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Black-topped redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 738

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 20 cm (4 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1006

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; black band around base
Vessel Condition: one crack on body
Decoration: pot mark on base <>
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 738 [M/738/1]. 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