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Miniature R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 931

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 12 cm (2 3/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5396

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough
Vessel Condition: good; complete
Decoration:
Other: thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 931 [M/931/2]. 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