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Red brown ware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 522

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 28.5 cm (3 15/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-747

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red brown ware bowl, flat base, plain rim, one crack in the body- otherwise good condition. Incised lines on the base might be a potmark. [volume indicator?]

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 522 [M/522/4]. 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