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Brown bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 808

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 11 cm (1 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5482

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: Convex
Rim type: Plain
Base: Slightly footed
Surface Condition: Dirty brown R Ware
Vessel Condition: Crumbly, complete in eight fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 808 [M/808/2].
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