Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 230

Dimensions

Overall: 11.3 x 23.2 cm (4 7/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/230/3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware bowl; oval mouth plain rim, flat base, interior burnished in vertical strokes, light red color.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 230 [M/230/3]. 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