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Black-topped redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 983

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 42 cm (5 5/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5357

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
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior surface is black, exterior is slipped and burnished red
Vessel Condition: complete in 24 pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 983 [M/983]. not on tomb card.
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