Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 138

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 27 cm (4 5/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/138/4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl with deep straight sides; flat base; plain rim; polished interior; exterior very flaky. Extra number 2 on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 138, object 4 [extra number 2 inked on base] [M/138/4].
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