Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 155, b, M/155/b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.5 x 14 cm (3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.34983

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain, inverted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: slipped and polished
Vessel Condition: good, complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 155, possibly from debris [M/155/b]. 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