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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 18.5 cm (3 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-515b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain, carinated
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white incrustations on interior
Vessel Condition: ok, but some chips in the rim, and a crack in the body.
Decoration:
Other: possible potmark

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/15]. 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