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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 765

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 21 cm (3 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5434

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: Bowl
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: interior is slipped
Vessel Condition: complete but in 2 fragments; one rim chip missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 765 [M/765/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