Polished S ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 28

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 11.6 cm (2 3/4 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.34974

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Buff colored straight sided bowl; surface almost glazed in appearance with crackled finish; flat base, plain rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 28, no. 4 [M/28/4]. 1910: 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