R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 911

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 12.5 cm (2 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5432

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: irregular
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: fire blackening in patches
Vessel Condition: ok- slightly worn
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 911 [M/911]. not on tomb card. could be 811/1 instead?
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