R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 191

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/9

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware, but nice
Body type: conical dish
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain, slightly chipped
Base: conical, with a groove around exterior
Surface Condition: good
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 191[M/191/9]. 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