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Deep redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 29 cm (6 5/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-516

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: lumpy air bubbles on the exterior, vertical striations on the interior.
Vessel Condition: complete but in six total fragments
Decoration: Pot mark of three diagonal lines and a D-shaped curve.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/18]. 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