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Oval bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 857

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 16 cm (2 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5500

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: Straight/ irregular
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Rough, white film around rim.
Vessel Condition: Good, one rim chip.
Decoration:
Other: Unevenly made

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 857 [M/857/1]. 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