R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 944

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 15 cm (3 9/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5303

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: rolled
Base: round
Surface Condition: wet-smoothed on upper half
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
Other: groove around the base, as if from sitting on a ring stand.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 944, no. 4 [M/944/4]. 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