Black-topped redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 19 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5485

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:
Base:
Surface Condition: dirty, encrusted
Vessel Condition: good; no cracks, one rim chip missing
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 820 [M/820/2]. 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