Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 78

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 18.5 cm (3 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/68/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl; high sides, flat base, plain rim. Exterior surface slightly rippled. Good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 68 [M/68/3]. 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