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Reddish brown bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 666

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 9 cm (1 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5350

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type:  Nile silt
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: reddish brown color; ok condition
Vessel Condition: nearly complete in 3 fragments; 1 rim piece missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 666 [M/666/4]. 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