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Heavy black-topped redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 992

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 25 cm (4 1/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5392

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior black; exterior has a narrow margin of black on rim
Vessel Condition: complete in 8 pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 992 [M/992/b]. 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