Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 640

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 21.5 cm (3 9/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1166

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
Base: flat
Surface Condition: redware with a burnished interior and exterior at rim
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 640 [M/640/1]. 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