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Concave redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 959

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 33 cm (5 1/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

13.5327

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: concave
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior has nice swirling burnish; exterior is slipped and has a wide band of burnishing near rim.
Vessel Condition: incomplete in four pieces
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 959 [M/959/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