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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 784

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 20 cm (3 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5320

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: small and flat
Surface Condition: more brownish than usual for redware; bullseye on side
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 3 fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 784 [M/784/x]. 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