Cross-lined bowl fragment with grain stalks

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.5 x 11.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.300

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a bowl, with red ground; painted design of grain-heads in yellow.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) grave number unknown. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; awarded to the MFA by the government of Egypt. See notes.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition