Model bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 778

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 4.5 cm (1 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3937

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Brown/buff ware. Unslipped and fine fabric. Convex sides, small flat base, plain rim. Good condition. Very small.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 778 [M/778]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Boston Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition