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Black-topped redware double bowl

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


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 481/2

Dimensions

Overall: 8 (one bowl) x 12 cm (one bowl) (3 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5190

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware (Black-topped redware)
Vessel type: double bowl
Profile: each bowl is straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat, connected by a cylindrical “arm”
Surface Condition: worn dull finish
Vessel Condition: 7 fragments and a few chips; formerly repaired
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 481/2. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition