Crude redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II
3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 230

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 32 cm (4 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/230/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Crude redware bowl (unslipped) with a large flaring or convex rim; flat base. Unusual shape, in good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 230 [M/230/5]. 1910: 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