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Coarse bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 833

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 11.5 cm (1 15/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5444

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: Straight
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Areas of mottled black exterior, smoothed interior, bullseye, thick walls.
Vessel Condition: Good, one rim piece missing.
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 833 [M/833/b] . 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