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R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 865

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 19 cm (2 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5436

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: slightly concave
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: flat; made from a separate piece of clay
Surface Condition: smooth interior; brown-orange color
Vessel Condition: good; 1 crack
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 865 [M/865/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