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Miniature buffware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 956

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 5.5 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5536

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: buffware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: smooth buffware with a small green stain inside, and a fingerprint in the slip.
Vessel Condition: good; one rim chip missing
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 956 [M/956/e]. 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