Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 524

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 26 cm (4 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1106

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: large bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat, uneven
Surface Condition: interior streaky slipped and burnished
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 524 [M/524/1]. 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