R ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, M/981

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 11.5 cm (1 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5545

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: slightly concave
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: slightly chipped, interior smooth
Vessel Condition: okay, some chips
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 981 [M/981].
1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition