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Black-topped redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 841

Accession Number

13.5495

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: worn and cracked
Vessel Condition: incomplete, in 6 (six) fragments
Decoration:
Other: “841” marked in pencil on side

Provenance

From Mesaid, Tomb 841 [M/841/1]. Mislabeled as 841 on pottery card, and in object register.
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