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Crude cup or bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 559

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1020

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware?
Vessel type: bowl or cup
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded flat
Surface Condition: eroded area; dark brown color; not exactly R ware but crude
Vessel Condition: not good
Decoration:
Other: crudely hand modeled

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 559 [M/559/1]. 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