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Concave bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 26 cm (3 3/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5810

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: concave
Rim type: plain
Base: flat, uneven
Surface Condition: smoothed R ware, circular grooves from throwing
Vessel Condition: 5 (five) pieces, 60% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 debris [M/955/y]
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