Oval redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 967

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 18 cm (2 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5371

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: rond
Surface Condition: exterior has a streaky burnish and white deposits. Interior is slipped and burnished.
Vessel Condition: good; one rim fragment missing
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 967 [M/967]. 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