R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 666

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 19 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5348

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: wide and flat
Surface Condition: vertical burnishing marks on interior
Vessel Condition: complete except for one small rim chip; crack in body
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 666 [M/666/5]. 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