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R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 656

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 21.5 cm (2 3/4 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1027

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: wide bowl
Profile: concave
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: orange-red color
Vessel Condition: 50% complete; 3 fragments
Decoration:
Other: thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 656 derbis [M/656/a]. 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