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Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 744

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 23 cm (3 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-702

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: P Ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished interior
Vessel Condition: complete but in four fragments
Decoration: none
Other: might be number 13-3-702. No tomb card

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744 debris [M/744/a]. 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