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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 793

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 28 cm (4 1/2 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1262

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: fine spots; decaying interior
Vessel Condition: one large body crack
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 793. not on tomb card; may be misattributed to 793.
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