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Crude bowl with handle?

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 845

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 13 cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5497

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: irregular
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: R ware- base blackened
Vessel Condition: good; solid thick walls; 1 small crack
Decoration: none
Other: strange handle like projection from one side; kind of flops over the rim in 2 sections.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 845 [M/845/1]. 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