Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 571

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 21.5 cm (3 1/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-713

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior slipped and burnished, exterior plain
Vessel Condition: good; 1 crack in body
Decoration: none
Other: There are two objects with the same number (the other is now M/571/1a). See the tomb card for 571.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 571 [M/571/1]. 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