Bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Nagada I–II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 11.5 cm (2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-511

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat with point
Surface Condition: unslipped redware, light pink
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
Other: uneven base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. not on tomb card, but in object register as 646.
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