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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 18 cm (3 3/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-522b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: streaky interior, surface somewhat eroded, and has white deposits.
Vessel Condition: in three fragments, and nearly complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/16]. 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