Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 548

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 18 cm (3 1/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-796

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 and exterior rim burnished;
Vessel Condition: good, but a bit worn
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 548 [M/548/1]. 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