Large black-topped redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 717

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 26 cm (4 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1202

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: streaky burnished exterior with patches of erosion
Vessel Condition: ok condition
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 717 [M/717/2]. 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