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Crudely formed deep bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 786

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 10.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1247a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Red brown ware (not quite R ware or redware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: red brown color
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
Other: very thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 786 [M/786/10]. 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