Convex bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 924

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 12 cm (2 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5524

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Marl? or redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain, inverted; but painted with a band of red
Base: flat
Surface Condition: orange color, fine temper
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: band of red only at rim; drips down sides in 2 spots
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 924 [M/924/1]. 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