Fragment of bowl
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid
Legacy dimension: .068 H. .135 W.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
4 fitting pieces of a C ware bowl; design of giraffes painted in yellow; broken and mended; larger part of vase missing. No significant trace of design remains.
Accession card reads “Design almost obliterated after mending 1926”.
Plain rim, interior and exterior slipped and burnished. Previously mended, now in four pieces.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed.) Tomb number not noted on accession card. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition