Requires Photography

R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 674

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 12 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5467

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: plain, uneven
Base: thick and flat
Surface Condition: typical R ware - rough; smoke smudging
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
Other: “28” on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 674 [M/674/1]. 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