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Concave R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 910

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 16.5 cm (2 9/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5298

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, flaring
Base: flat, uneven
Surface Condition: red-orange color; smoothed
Vessel Condition: cracted; large rim piece missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 910 [M/910/i]. 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