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Red-brown ware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Nagada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 654

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 19.5 cm (3 3/8 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-576

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brown ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sides
Rim type: plain, chip
Base: flat
Surface Condition: smooth, unslipped, unpolished
Vessel Condition: crack in body
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 654 [M/654/1]. 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