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Large R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 581

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 26.5 cm (4 5/16 x 10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1004

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: typical R ware rough
Vessel Condition: surface flaky in spots; complete in 4 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 581 [M/581/1]. 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