Cross-lined bowl with basketwork pattern of cross-hatched triangles and a central medallion
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M 71
Height x diameter: 6.5 x 15.2 cm (2 9/16 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pottery: Nile silt ware
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Flaring bowl in red Nile silt clay, with red slip. Interior decorated with hatched triangles in yellowish-white paint.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 77 [M/77/1]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; awarded to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition