Redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 16

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 22.5 cm (2 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/16/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl; flat base; flat everted rim; interior polished and surface worn; complete without chipping or cracks.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 16 [M/16/6].1910: 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