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Miniature bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 7 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-507

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: short cup
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain, broken
Base: round
Surface Condition: slipped with red, but worn
Vessel Condition: rim broken, otherwise complete
Decoration:
Other: thick

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. debris
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