R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 764

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 12.5 cm (3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5450

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware bowl
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: inverted plain
Base: concave
Surface Condition: rough, dark red brown
Vessel Condition: good; crude thick walls
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/9]. 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