R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 229

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 16.7 cm (2 3/8 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/229/8

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Body type:
Profile: Convex
Rim type: Rolled
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: White encrustations on interior and exterior.
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 229 [M/229/8]. 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