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Buffware fragments

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850 B.C.–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-3-527

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: buffware
Vessel type: ovoid
Profile: globular
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: nine fragments of a vessel; incomplete. Could be from more than one vessel.
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/642/2]. 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