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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 522

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 28.5 cm (4 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-753

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl, complete in three pieces; flat base, plain rim, burnished interior, potmark on base in the shape of a rectangle with a line through its short width.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 522 [M/522/1]. 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