Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 935

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 12.5 cm (2 3/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5118

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: slipped interior, no burnishing marks
Vessel Condition: excellent
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 935 [M/935/4]. 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