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Large unslipped redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 958

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 26 cm (3 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-881A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P Ware)
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: Convex
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Interior smooth, exterior encrusted with salt. Black stains on all pieces.
Vessel Condition: Incomplete in three pieces
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 958 [M/958/8]. 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