Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 771

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 19 cm (2 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5427

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: flat everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior slipped and burnished horizontally
Vessel Condition: good condition
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 772 [M/772/1?]. Not on tomb card; may be misatributed to 772 in object register.
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