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R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 759

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 13 cm (2 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1010

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided with a step
Rim type: plain
Base: mostly flat
Surface Condition: interior shows gooves from turning
Vessel Condition: good; rim chipped
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 759 [M/759/1]. 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