Large R ware bowl with pot mark

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 986

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 30 cm (5 1/8 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5403

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: thick, rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: light orange color
Vessel Condition: not good- body cracked; complete in three pieces
Decoration:
Other: pot mark in the shape of the letter “V”

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 986 [M/986/d]. 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