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R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 943

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 12.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5374

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- grooved
Surface Condition: good; fire blackened areas on the exterior
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 943 [M/943/a]. 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