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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 556

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 22 cm (4 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1026

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain, 2 chips
Base: flat
Surface Condition: pinkish color; unslipped and smooth
Vessel Condition: complete, no cracks
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 556 debris [M/556/a]. 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