Buffware bowl with potmark
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 958
Overall: 10.5 x 25 cm (4 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: buffware
Vessel type: bowl
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: light orange; no burnishing
Vessel Condition: incomplete, and in thirteen fragments
Decoration: pot mark in the rough shape of a harpoon
From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/7]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition