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Deep redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 769

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.5376

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex, deep sides
Rim type: plain, inverted
Base: flat, button type
Surface Condition: deep red color, slipped and polished on exterior; some white deposits
Vessel Condition: slightly uneven construction but good condition
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 769 [M/769/b]. NOT ON TOMB CARD. MAY BE MISATTRIBUTED IN THE OBJECT REGISTER. could be 879/1?
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