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Redware bowl

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Nagada I–II, 3650–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 25 cm (4 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-663

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P Ware)
Vessel type: large bowl
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: burnished interior, exterior; streaky
Vessel Condition: six fragments; good; 95% complete
Decoration:
Other: potmark near base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646. 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