Cross-lined bowl fragment with grain stalks
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid
Height x width: 16.5 x 11.8 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)
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
Fragment of a bowl, with red ground; painted design of grain-heads in yellow.
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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition