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R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 982

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 12.5 cm (1 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5460

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R Ware
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: Mostly straight sided
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Smoothed, orange with brown spots
Vessel Condition: Ok. Hole in base
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 982 [M/982/6]. 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