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Black-topped redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 935

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 18.5 cm (3 3/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5428

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: horizontal burnishing on interior
Vessel Condition: 1 large rim piece missing
Decoration: none
Other: thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 935 [M/935/1]. 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