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R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 719

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 19.5 cm (2 3/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5511

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: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: very orangish brown
Vessel Condition: good, but missing part of rim
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 719 [M/719/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