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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 509

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 12 cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5278

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl with polished and burnished interior - nearly complete in 6 fragments; flat base, plain rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 509 [M/509/c]. Object not on tomb card. 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