Redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 913

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 10 cm (1 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5359

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: orange color; smoothed but unslipped
Vessel Condition: good; well made
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 913 [M/913/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