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R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 573

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 23 cm (3 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1120

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain
Base: uneven, irregular
Surface Condition: rough- typical R ware
Vessel Condition: nearly complete in 4 fragments
Decoration:
Other: crudely made with thick walls

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 573 debris [M/573/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