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R ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 857

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 15 cm (2 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5501

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
Surface Condition: typical R ware; fire blackened areas
Vessel Condition: good; complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 857 [M/857/2]. 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