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Crude bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 958

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 10 cm (1 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5377

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Smooth Nile silt
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: Convex
Rim type: Rounded
Base: Plain
Surface Condition: Smooth Nile silt
Vessel Condition: Okay, chipped and cracked
Decoration:
Other: Not wheel-turned

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/1]. 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