Black ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 12

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 9.5 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

M/230/12

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black ware bowl; straight sides, flat base, plain rim - slightly chipped, vertical burnish marks; encrusted with white deposits.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 230 [M/230/12]. 1910: 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