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Bowl fragments

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 781

Dimensions

unreconstructable

Accession Number

13.5363

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: very irregular
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: very decayed
Vessel Condition: very crumbly and fragile fragments; blackened cross-section
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 781 [M/781]. 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