Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 191

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 22 cm (3 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/191/8

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: polished redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior polished and burnished; exterior plain
Vessel Condition: very good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 191[M/191/8]. 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