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R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 914

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 9.5 cm (1 3/4 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5419

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
Base: flat, button type
Surface Condition: rough - typical R ware
Vessel Condition: good, rim chipped
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 914 [M/914]. not on tomb card but in object register as 914.
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