R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 625

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 16.5 cm (3 1/8 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-552

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: round, bumpy
Surface Condition: typical rough R ware
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 625 debris [M/625/c]. 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