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R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 18 cm (2 9/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5342

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: concave
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: light color
Vessel Condition: good; one rim chip
Decoration:
Other: “smooth coarse”

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955]. 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