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R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 871

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 11 cm (3 3/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5504

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: rounded
Surface Condition: smoothed; air bubbles produced holes in surface
Vessel Condition: ok; one rim piece broken off, but present
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 871 [M/871/c]. 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